Complimenting foreign student’s English a “microaggression”, says Imperial College

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Toby Young, general secretary of the Free Speech Union which has dealt with 100 cases of campus censorship in the past year, said protections from “over-reaching diversitycrats” trying to police speech and thought are urgently needed. “Universities have no business telling their academic staff what they can and can’t praise about their students’ work,” he said. “These misguided woke initiatives, which undermine academics’ autonomy and professional integrity, is exactly why we need more protection for free speech on campus.”

Ewan Somerville, The Telegraph, 15th May 2021.