Free Speech Club takes UBC to court for cancellation of Andy Ngo event - 2020-01-13

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F0.png Free Speech Club takes UBC to court for cancellation of Andy Ngo event January 13, 2020, Henry Anderson, The Ubyssey

The UBC Free Speech Club (FSC) and The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF) are filing a lawsuit against UBC for cancelling an FSC event due to safety concerns.

Andy Ngo, an editor-at-large of right-wing media website The Post Millenial, was scheduled to give a talk entitled "Understanding Antifa (Anti-fascist) Violence" at UBC Robson Campus on January 29. But the university cancelled the event because of unspecified safety and security concerns.

Shortly after receiving word of the cancellation, the FSC and Ngo collaborated with JCCF to write a letter to UBC on December 31 that said they will take legal action if UBC does not revoke the cancellation by January 10.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = Henry | last = Anderson | author2 = Emma Livingstone | title = Free Speech Club takes UBC to court for cancellation of Andy Ngo event | url = https://www.ubyssey.ca/news/FSC-takes-UBC-to-court/ | work = The Ubyssey | date = January 13, 2020 | accessdate = July 29, 2020 }}