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Dr Lee Jones, Radicalisation on campus

30 June 2016

 

Dr Lee Jones appeared on RT UK to discuss new legislation aimed at tackling radicalisation on campus. He said: “There are two main impacts, one is to severely curtail academic freedom and free speech on many campuses… it erodes the point of university campuses which is to be a space where ideas can be tested and discussed freely… and the second main impact is that it poisons the relationship between lecturers and students because it makes all students into suspects which is completely illegitimate and it attempts to turn lecturers into spies for the Government.”
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