The University of Massachusetts Amherst student newspaper reported that former United Freedom Front leader Raymond Luc Levasseur said he was denied permission to travel to the University of Massachusetts for the event by the U.S. Parole Board.
Here is a statement released by organizers of the event that Levasseur was scheduled to speak at:
The U.S. Parole Commission has unexpectedly denied Ray Luc Levasseur permission to travel to Massachusetts tomorrow. Though Ray Luc Levasseur will not attend, the talk and forum entitled "The Great Western Massachusetts Sedition Trial: Twenty Years Later" will nonetheless take place on Thursday November 12 at 7:15 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in School of Management Room 137. Participants will include sedition trial defendant Pat Levasseur, members of the 1989 Springfield sedition trial legal defense team, and a juror from the trial.