Our first intervention: Cambridge

Ill-judged statements about a talk have involved what appear to be breaches of equalities and free speech legislation. We have written to remonstrate and urge remedies and greater care in future.

Allison Bailey’s victory

Barrister Allison Bailey wins her landmark case against her chambers for discrimination on account of her protected characteristic under the Equality Act. All sorts of opinions about currently controversial matters must logically also be protected.

Become an AFFS Member

1. Join AFFS and strengthen our campaign 2. Set up a university or college alumni free-speech organisation. See how you can do it here 3. Associate your existing campaign with us: Contact us at info@affs.uk 4. Join an alumni association. See a list of campaigns here 5. Donate to AFFS to enable us to maintain […]

What we're doing

Our universities, once the great champions of free speech, academic freedom and diversity of viewpoint, are increasingly becoming their opponents. This is an evolving disaster for academics and students – and for our society as a whole. To paraphrase Edmund Burke, the only thing necessary for censorship to triumph is for good people to do […]