The University of Lincoln Students’ Union has come under fire from some of its own officers after temporarily suspending the social media accounts of the university’s Conservative Society.
In pictures: Lincoln students ‘reclaim the night’ in a march against sexual harassment and inequality
Over 60 people were believed to have taken part in the Lincoln Students’ Union’s ‘reclaim the night’ event on Wednesday evening, which saw students march against sexual harassment, abuse and inequality.
Members of early noughties girl group Atomic Kitten were forced to leave the stage at student event Quack on Wednesday night after bottles were allegedly thrown at them by students.
As debate surrounding the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union suspending the Conservative Society’s social media snowballs, politicians and the national media have also been responding to the news.
A sit-in protest is being organised at the Engine Shed on Friday in opposition to the University of Lincoln Students’ Union (SU).
‘Like the Soviet Union or North Korea’ – Lincoln MP Karl McCartney blasts Lincoln SU’s decision to suspend Conservative Society from social media
Lincoln’s MP Karl McCartney has slammed the University of Lincoln Students’ Union for suspending the Conservative Society’s social media accounts after they shared an article which criticised the SU’s record on freedom of speech.
Conservative Society suspended from Twitter by SU after criticising their record on freedom of speech
The University of Lincoln Conservative Society has been forced to hand over control of their twitter account to the Students’ Union.
The University of Lincoln and the Students’ Union have been given an overall ‘red’ status for freedom of expression in this year’s Free Speech University Rankings.