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Opinion – We need to change the conversation around censorship

A recent headline warned ‘it’s time for Boris to tackle the tyrannical silencing of free speech on our campuses’. Having not realised I was...

Explained: Oxford SU ‘Academic Hate Speech’ motion sparks free speech controversy

The Oxford University Student Union (SU) has condemned “hateful material in mandatory teaching”, after a motion on 'Academic Hate Speech' passed in...

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

Oxford University’s public condemnation of UNWomen Oxford UK Society’s decision to 'no-platform' Amber Rudd came after communication with the Department of Education...

JCR Presidents criticize Oxford’s response to Amber Rudd ‘no-platforming’

The Committee of Oxford College JCR Presidents (PresCom) has published an Open Letter expressing their “disappointment and deep concerns" with the University...

Bodyguards for TERF professor

An Oxford professor has been provided security by the University over fears she may face physical violence and intimidation from trans rights...

Debating Matters championship held at Oxford Union

Last week the Oxford Union played host to the Oxfordshire finals of the Debating Matters championship. The competition for...

Interview: David Aaronovitch

"The people’s whose future depends on this question are overwhelmingly against the thing we have decided for their future. That’s a problem."

Polarising the free speech debate

The question of who deserves our attention does not allow us easy answers.

Counter-terrorism measures threaten democracy

Recent abuses of regulation lay bare the extent of its politicisation.

Gagging clauses: Oxford used “more than one a week” last year

The University ranks highly against other Russell Group universities s in its use of so-called "gagging" clauses