Interestingly, staff and students who spoke out in support of Yezza and Sabir came to have their media quotations logged by the Research, Information and Communications Unit (RICU). RICU is a strategic communications unit located within the ‘Office for Security & Counter-Terrorism’ (OSCT), itself an off-shoot of the Home Office. [see here – Annex B, pp. 8-13]. Why were RICU only making a record of the critical voices of the university and the police? See especially p. 13 of this document where a ‘list’ was made of the critical ‘commentators’ & journalists. Apart from the mention of the Uni. of Nottingham Press Spokesperson (name not given but was Mr Jonathan Ray), why has a list of all critical voices been logged by RICU/OSCT/Home Office?

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