.... On the day that the BBC were giving Versi his rave review, he was on social media sharing an untrue story claiming that the government's Prevent counter-radicalisation strategy was forcing King's College London to monitor all student emails. The story was wholly bogus (KCL's policy of reserving the right to monitor all emails on their system came a year before such a policy became a legal duty).
But the fact that Versi was sharing this story was typical of the double-ledger he runs when it comes to facts. He is happy to apply rigorous standards to others, but holds exceedingly lax standards himself, so long as he can carry on his own campaigning work against the UK government's counter-terrorism and counter-extremism programmes -- or continue to exercise his own low standards in trying to cover for people who are designated as "extremists" by the UK government.
Or indeed, in belonging to an organisation correctly identified as an "enabler" of prejudice against the minority Ahmadiyya community. [Gatestone Institute] Read more