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In February 2017, the University of California at Berkeley canceled a speech by the controversial writer Milo Yiannopoulos after protesters and police engaged in violent skirmishes.

Rosa Freedman is used to working in war zones with the victims of human rights abuses, so she did not expect to feel unsafe “when visiting UK campuses to give a talk”, she said.

The law professor, who successfully defended herself against students’ allegations that she was “transphobic”, was forced to have a panic alarm and a videophone entry system installed in her office.

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