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The Free Speech Union with Toby Young

Senator Amanda Stoker talks with Toby Young, founder of The Free Speech Union: a non-partisan, mass-membership public interest body that stands up for the speech rights of its members.

Sen. Amanda Stoker interviews Toby Young, Just Quietly with Senator Amanda Stoker, 22nd April 2020.

Emails reveal Government ministers “losing patience” over freedom of speech issues

The Public Affairs Directorate noted: “no doubt Toby Young will pick this up – two no platform issues in under a week related to us.” The complaint to Exeter College is described as having “detailed understanding of national legislation and the college’s own policies.”

Imogen Duke, Cherwell, 17th April 2020.

Mahyar Tousi interviews Toby Young about the Free Speech Union

“Harry Miller has applied for permission to challenge [the official hate crime guidance] in the Supreme Court, and if that’s granted then the Free Speech Union will intervene…”

Mahyar Tousi, YouTube, 17th April 2020.

Oxford University warned over free‑speech failures

In a letter to the Free Speech Union, which complained about Todd’s treatment, Professor Sir Rick Trainor, the rector of Exeter, said it had agreed to review its procedures urgently.

Sian Griffiths, The Sunday Times, 12th April 2020.

Cachez cette censure que je ne saurais voir

À peine constitué, le Free Speech Union, organisation de défense de la liberté d’expression […] essuyait les attaques d’une presse de gauche qui ne voit pas de problème particulier à interdire de cité les opinions qu’elle combat.

Sylvie Perez and Toby Young, L’Incorrect, April 2020.

Sollys er det bedste desinfektionsmiddel

»Vi har aldrig haft en Tjeka, et Stasi eller et Gestapo i dette land. Vi har aldrig levet i et orwellsk samfund,« sagde den britiske højesteretsdommer Julian Knowles for nylig. »Men« – tilføjede han – »det britiske samfund er på en farlig kurs.«

Mette Rodgers, Weekendavisen, 27th March 2020.