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Scotland’s hate crime act is stifling academic freedom

7 April 2024

4:30 PM

7 April 2024

4:30 PM

For the past few days, I’ve been hoping to receive an email from the two universities in Scotland where I’m enrolled in a joint PhD programme. So far, though, I’ve not heard from either of them.

It seems obvious that all of this is creating a climate of fear and stifling academic discourse

Since the war in Gaza broke out, students have received weekly, and sometimes even daily, updates about the conflict.

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