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Clash of campus freedom, civility

December 11, 2005

When Tariq Khan staged a one-man demonstration against military recruiters, he felt safe because he was on a college campus.

Then he was arrested.

"When the police officer started to handcuff me, I was pretty surprised," Khan said last week. "Usually we tend to think of college campuses as sort of safe havens for this type of thing, for people who want to raise consciousness about controversial issues... Download file "Clash of campus freedom, civility"

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