A student Conservative society has been banned from social media after criticizing the hostile attitude towards free speech on its campus.
The University of Lincoln Conservative Society vanished from Facebook and announced a two-month Twitter hiatus yesterday in mysterious circumstances.
Claims later emerged that bosses at Lincoln University’s students’ union revoked the Conservatives’ social media access as punishment for highlighting their poor record on free speech.
A sister Conservative society at nearby Hull University said the Lincoln chapter was accused of bringing the university “into disrepute” by tweeting about its dismal performance in an annual free speech ranking.
The image on the upper right appears to be the post in question:
The message – a screeengrab from the website spiked – was sent the day after its annual free speech rankings was published, awarding Lincoln a red card – the worst possible score.
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