Universal freedoms

February 25, 2010

In "Rise up, freedom fighters" (Leader, 11 February), you say that Academics for Academic Freedom (AFAF) "takes on only the few cases that suit its political agenda". What differentiates AFAF from other bodies, such as the University and College Union, is precisely the opposite: it supports any academic whose freedom is under attack, whether it agrees with what they say or not.

Dennis Hayes, Academics for Academic Freedom.

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