Free speech “deteriorating” as sector waits for OfS interventions

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Bryn Harris, the chief legal counsel for the Free Speech Union, which campaigned heavily for the new legislation, said the Gaza situation had been “very difficult for university leaders” but “they must acknowledge too that some Jewish students are facing threat and provocation that don’t fall within free speech and are considerably more grave than the ‘microaggressions’ often policed by universities”.

Tom Williams, Times Higher Education, 18th December 2023.