[OPE-L:1472] Re: Visa exclusion

S.Mohun (S.Mohun@qmw.ac.uk)
Wed, 13 Mar 1996 03:05:50 -0800

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>On Mon, 11 Mar 1996, Alan Freeman wrote:
> I have just been informed that the US embassy in London
> has refused a visa to a researcher wishing to attend the
> mini-conference on value theory in Boston this weekend.
> No valid reason was given and the decision was taken
> on the whim of an embassy official without even scrutinising
> the documentation prepared.
> At the Easterns I want to get together a statement from
> to protest this violation of academic freedom and human rights.
> It would go with a similar protest in the UK. Who do listmembers
> suggest I approach? All offers to sign such a protest would
> be welcome.
> All private e-mail on this will be treated in confidence.
> Alan Freeman

I'll sign up on academic freedom grounds. Is there any more information?
Simon Mohun,
Dept of Economics,
Queen Mary and Westfield College,
Mile End Road,
London E1 4NS,
Telephone: 0171-975-5089
Fax: 0181-983-3580