Media Coverage


Soutien à Hicham YEZZA
YouTube, June 11, 2008

BBC news interview with Rizwaan
June 10, 2008

Channel 4 report
Friday May 30, 2008

Video from the ‘Free Hich’ protest
Friction TV, May 28, 2008

YouTube video of the protest
May 28, 2008

BBC – Student in terror text claims
May 22, 2008

National Press

Scott Lucas – Nottingham’s “officials sacrifice their scholars”
Times Higher Education, July 24, 2008

David Edgar – ‘This muddled terror law limits free speech and wrecks innocent lives’
The Guardian, July 22, 2008

Researchers have no ‘right’ to study terrorist materials
Times Higher Education, July 17, 2008

Deport row worker appears at court
Nottingham Evening Post, July 15, 2008

Nottingham – Why I have to speak out 1
Times Higher Education, June 26, 2008

Nottingham – Why I have to speak out 2
Times Higher Education, June 26, 2008

Former terror suspect given bail – first post-release interview with Hicham
BBC, June 17, 2008

The Nottingham Two and the War on Terror: which of us will be next?
Times Higher Education, Thursday June 5, 2008

PR chief rounds on ‘self-important’ academics
Times Higher Education, Melanie Newman, Thursday June 5, 2008

Academic Freedom: Rammell stands by extremism guide, Anthea Lipsett, Thursday June 5, 2008

Nottingham Scholar Held for Six Days under Anti-Terror Law
Times Higher Education, Melanie Newman, Thursday May 29, 2008

Deportation Plan to be Reviewed, Saturday May 31, 2008

This is not the way I should have been treated in a country I love, Polly Curtis and Anthea Lipsett, Saturday May 31, 2008

Download al Qaeda manuals from the DoJ, go to prison?
The Register, George Smith, Friday May 30, 2008

The New Order: When reading is a crime
The Register, John Ozimek, Friday May 30, 2008

Terror deportation: Lecturers petition home secretary, Anthea Lipsett, Thursday, May 29, 2008

How the ‘war on terror’ backfired
The First Post, Matthew Carr, Thursday May 29, 2008

UCU aids university worker threatened with deportation, Anthea Lipsett, Wednesday May 28, 2008

Concern over threat to our colleague
The Guardian Letters, Wednesday May 28, 2008

Students’ Protest over Deportation
The Press Association, Wednesday May 28, 2008

Students protest deportation plan
BBC, Wednesday May 28, 2008

Freedom under threat
Commentisfree @ the, Ayesha Christia, Monday May 26, 2008

‘Draconian’ Home Office fast-tracks Algerian’s deportation
The Independent, Richard Osley, Sunday May 25, 2008

Student researching al-Qaida tactics held for six days, Polly Cutis and Martin Hodgson, Saturday May 24, 2008

Two released after terror arrests
BBC News, Tuesday May 20, 2008

Two men in campus terror arrest
BBC News, Friday May 16, 2008

International Press

Ikke kjøp denne boka, Av Yohan Shanmugaratnam, Torsdag Mai 29, 2008

UK print job leads to detention
Taipei Times, Tuesday May 27, 2008

Qaida-Recherchen bringen britischen Studenten in Haft
Spiegel Online, Tuesday May 27, 2008

Student detained over al-Qaeda manual
Washington Times, Monday May 26, 2008

Detention for Student in England over al-Qaeda Book
The Boston Herald, Monday May 26, 2008

Terrorism Arrests at British University Raise Questions over Academic Freedom
The Canadian Press, Sunday May 25, 2008

Terrorism arrests on British University campus raise questions over academic freedom
The International Herald Tribune EU, Sunday May 25, 2008


Hicham Yezza interviewed by the BBC
Ten Percent, June 17, 2008

Arrest of Rizwaan Sabir and Hicham Yezza, June 11, 2008

Hicham Yezza, academia and intellectual censorship
Catherine Buca, June 3, 2008

The right to know
Kathz’s Blog, May 31, 2008

Campaign to stop the deportation of Hicham Yezza
Sunny Hundall, Picked Politics, May 28, 2008

Free Hicham Yezza
Roger McKenzie (regional secretary of the TUC in the Midlands), May 25, 2008


Hicham Yezza released – keep up the pressure!
Education Not for Sale, June 20, 2008

Alert Update: Hicham Yezza’s deportation cancelled, immigration case to be reviewed
Islamic Human Rights Commission, June 10, 2008

Don’t deport Hicham Yezza!
Pete Radcliffe & Adam Elliott-Cooper, Workers’ Liberty, June 6, 2008

United Kingdom: Home Office Cancels Plans to Deport Hicham Yezza
Network for Education and Academic Rights, June 3, 2008

Stop the deportation of Hicham Yezza
Andrew Birkby, Young Greens, May 27, 2008

Free Hicham Yezza!
Stuart Hodkinson, Autonomous Geographies, May 26, 2008

Nottingham students and staff fight against racism and for right to protest
Education Not for Sale, May 21, 2008