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Students launch #Right2Debate campaign, as protest planned against NUS no-platform policies

Students launch #Right2Debate campaign, as protest planned against NUS no-platform policies

News | Mon, 29 Feb 2016

A student-led free speech campaign supported by the counter-extremism think tank Quilliam is urging for reform of campus debate, as the NUS faces calls from secularists and ex-Muslims to revise 'safe space' policies.

Separation of Church and State benefits all

Separation of Church and State benefits all

Nick Park, Executive Director of Evangelical Alliance Ireland, writes: "Religions and ideologies are at their best as part of a secular pluralist society where we can all share our faith, or lack of it, on a level playing field. I want the best for my country, and I want the best for my faith, so I thank God for secularism."

NSS Speaks Out

An article in the Economist on Britain's "odd coalition of free-speech advocates" noted the NSS' past successes in campaigning for free speech and the dangers ahead for freedom of expression in the UK. Our executive director Keith Porteous Wood was quoted in the article on the danger posed by 'Extremism Disruption Orders' and our joint Defend Free Speech campaign, run with the Christian Institute and others, was also mentioned by Christian Today.

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