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20 May 2011
” Superinjunctions granted far too readily, judges say
• Committee findings say injunctions should be very limited
• Reports of parliamentary breaches of orders may be contempt
• Lord chief justice warns of clampdown on internet revelations”
Read the full article by Owen Bowcott here
Do you agree? Are they too readily available to those with financial means or should they be available to anyone? Share your thoughts with us.
18 February 2011
“Allow extremist speech in universities, report advises Islamic group welcomes vice-chancellors’ call for campuses to be places where controversial views are confronted.
University vice-chancellors should reject demands to ban controversial speakers and “engage, not marginalise” extreme political views on campus, a report from a working group on academic freedom says.
Universities need to ensure meetings of student societies are open to all, the report says, adding: “Unless views can be expressed they cannot also be challenged”.
“By being places where ideas and beliefs can be tested without fear of control” universities act as a safeguard against ideologies that threaten Britain’s open society.”
Read the full article by Jeevan Vasagar here
What are your thoughts?