Category Archives: Open Letters

Letter From Research Students To Vice-Chancellor of The University Of Nottingham

Dear Sir Colin,

As research students at the Universities of Oxford, London, Manchester, Kent, Westminster and of the London School of Economics, we have been gravely disturbed by the treatment of Rizwaan Sabir, a fellow student at your institution, and Hicham Yezza, one of your administrative employees. Following their wrongful arrest under anti-terrorism laws on 14 May and their subsequent release after six days in detention, Hicham Yezza faced a total of 31 days in detention in various immigration facilities, threatened with deportation, before being released a few days ago.

The response of your institution to their treatment is of deep concern to anyone who believes in academic freedom.
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