no platform - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a policy of refusing to allow people with extreme views to speak at university debates etc; by extension, a refusal to allow anyone to speak whose views are controversial or disapproved of

    The no platform of now doesn’t target groups such as the National Front or the EDL – instead, it’s aimed at individuals who certainly do not trail the organised muscle of a thug army behind them.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/10/2015