Committee of Enquiry/Freedom of Speech Ref 34: Rogers

well within the bounds of accepted civil disobedience

 File Author Date Document Type
Click to open C Rogers c. 14th June 1968 (23rd May 1968) Free speech submission

A personal statement by Colin Rogers, written (and presumably submitted) at the same time as his more factual statement to the Tribunal of Enquiry on the events of 7th May, and subsequently incorporated into the collection of responses to Committee of Enquiry Chair Keith Trace’s memorandum (circulated 11th June) on freedom of speech at the University, and how the three-part statement of principles it contained might apply to the events of 7th May; among other matters, Rogers points to the lack of a definition of free speech in the University at the time of the Inch incident, and affirms that higher priorities exist

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