Alt-right blogger Milo Yiannopoulos banned from speaking at his former school


First he was banned from Twitter, and now it looks like British conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos has been banned from speaking at his former school in England.

Yiannopoulos, an editor at ultra-conservative online news outlet Breitbart News, was scheduled to speak at the Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys in Canterbury, Kent, this week. Monday he posted on Facebook that the lecture had been canceled because of intervention from the counter-extremism unit from the British Department of Education.

The school said in a statement that they had been in communication with the Department for Education about safety concerns with the speaker’s appearance. The statement provided to BuzzFeed News said, “we at The Langton remain committed to the principle of free speech and open debate and will resist, where possible, all forms of censorship.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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