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Terrorism and Free Speech: An Unholy Alliance of State and Students

  • Tom Slater


So said Conservative prime minister David Cameron, in a speech made just after he was returned to power at the 2015 UK General Election. Having spent the past five years in coalition with the Liberal Democrats, during which Tory reforms on counterterrorism and surveillance had been stalled by inter-party politicking, the gloves, it seemed, were coming off.


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  • Tom Slater
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