Toby Young Toby Young

Are cancel-culture activists aware of their sinister bedfellows?

Censorship is always the first weapon of tyranny – as today’s most repressive regimes plainly exemplify, says Jacob Mchangama

Saudi Arabia was one of the states to abstain from the final version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. [Alamy]

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