Cambridge University slammed by senior academics over ‘crackdown on free speech’ at student Palestine event

A group of senior academics has slammed Cambridge University for a “crackdown on free speech” after officials threatened to shut down a Palestine Society event.
 
Lecturers at Cambridge, Warwick, the London School of Economics and SOAS have all added their names to the letter – seen by the Standard – which received hundreds of signatures from staff and students.
 
University officials contacted the student-run Palestine society just hours before their talk was due to take place, demanding their director of communications, Paul Mylrea, be installed as the panel’s chair “to ensure open, robust and lawful debate”.
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