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Banning online communities of misogynists is a good thing, here’s why

Sam Glover talks to members of the recently banned ‘Incel’ group, and argues that banning the community is the right move

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Manchester University accused of unprofessionalism and censorship

Majid Ahmed has been left scared for his future after being threatened with disciplinary action after taking his PhD tuition fee case public.

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Free speech needs to be protected at universities

Freedom of speech is under threat on university campuses, as students we should be defending it

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The best way to counter PC culture is to speak your mind

Newspaper bans on campus is a minor issue. Free speech advocates ought to focus their attention on more worthwhile causes

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Our freedom is in peril at the hands of online saboteurs

Censorship of more right-wing views on online platforms must be confronted if we are to properly engage in debate

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City University students vote to ban the Sun, Mail and Express

The Students’ Union at City University, renowned as one of the top journalism schools, have passed a motion to ban newspapers in order to “oppose fascism”

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Is the Student Union right to ban the Daily Star?

Has the SU gone too far? And if so, how can we tackle the objectification of women in such publications?

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Response to SU apology

A reaction to the SU’s apology over a previous Opinion article to Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

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Editorial: Silenced by the university

The university forced The Mancunion to pull an interview with Nancy Rothwell from our first print edition of term by threatening legal action

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Universities criticised for censoring freedom of speech

Julie Bindel has spoken out against the dangers of censorship which occurs at universities, with the University of Manchester being ranked by a survey as one of the worst offenders

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Ejections, Elections, and Rejections: Student removed from Senate

This Thursday, a University student was removed from a debate in the Students’ Union’s Senate chamber after three warnings that he was violating rules and regulations

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Just another indie banned name

Pressure on Viet Cong to change their name has been successful. Less successful has been attempts to debate censorship in art, says Jacob Bernard-Banton