The Reaction to Dr Yaron Brook’s Talk Shows We Can’t Handle Free Speech

From The Tab:

His talk was about the importance of freedom of speech in Western culture. The irony.

On 24th October a scheduled talk at Exeter by the Israeli-American entrepreneur Dr Yaron Brook had to be relocated due to student protests. Dr Brook was shouted down as a “racist” and an “Islamophobe”, and those who disagreed were lambasted as ‘white supremacists’ (bizarre, I know). Somewhat amusingly, the title of Dr Brook’s speech was ‘Free Speech and the Survival of Western Culture‘.

Similarly, on 27th October at University College London an anti-Israel protest forced Jewish students to barricade themselves into a room and await police protection. Two female Jewish students reported being assaulted during the event. The speaker had to leave via the back entrance.

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