A guest lecturer at Edinburgh University was interrupted and prevented from speaking on Wednesday when demonstrators barged on to the stage at the Appleton Tower.
Ishmael Khaldi, who is of Bedouin origin, and is a senior aide to the Israeli foreign ministry, had been invited to give a lecture. About forty demonstrators supporting a pro-Palestinian group physically prevented the lecture from going ahead.
In Egypt the trend this week seems to be from dictatorship towards free speech and democracy. In Edinburgh University, some would have us move from free speech and democracy to intimidation and bullying.
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