Freedom of Speech banned at Warwick university in the UK

You would expect a university to be a melting pot of ideas and a place where not only do you learn, but you also have all of your preconceived notions challenged. Apparently this is not the case over at Warwick university because stories are circulating in the UKs national media that a secular activist who … Read more

Students have rights, their beliefs don’t.

Rory Fenton, president of the National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS) in the UK, has a great article in the HuffPo all about what has been going on. After the rather dire actions executed by those attempting to protect specific religious students from having their beliefs criticised, the latest update is in fact … Read more

More Student Union censorshit (no that’s not a typo)

Oh boy, here we go again, and as beautifully summed up by Jonathan Jones in the Guardian … Student union officials took down the advert for the Atheist Society at London South Bank University in what has to be one of the daftest and most anti-intellectual acts of censorship since the Catholic church told Galileo to point … Read more

LSE Censorship – An Apology at last

You might, or perhaps might not, be aware, but at the start of term during their annual Freshers’ Fair last Oct, the students union at the London School of Economics came down upon two students like a ton of bricks. The hideous crime being purged by these self-appointed thugs was the demand that two members of the LSESU … Read more

Islamic Facebook group encourages censorship – I’ve reported them as a hate group

I stumbled across a Facebook page today called “Against Anti Islamic Groups and Anti Islamic Content on FB”. Basically, the sole purpose of this group is to encourage other Muslims to report any other Facebook group or page as a hate group if they dare to insult Islam or their Prophet.

The guidance they give says …

Anti Islamic Groups to be removed no more insult of Islam in the Name of freedom of Speech

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