fight for free speech

an appeal to the working class : containing report of brilliant defence by W.M. Brain [member of E.C. of B"ham Trades Council] when tried for alleged sedition, at Victoria Courts, on May 24th, 1921
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Birmingham Free Speech Defence Committee , Birmingham
Freedom of speech -- Great Britain., Trials (conspiracy) -- Great Britain., Subversive activities -- Great Bri
Statementby Fred Silvester.
ContributionsBirmingham Free Speech Defence Committee.
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Lionel Shriver is talking down the line from Brooklyn, New York, and explaining that “I am not an obedient person by nature.

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