A high-profile human rights activist spoke at length last night to an audience at Bradford University about her work countering extremism.

Sara Khan, 37, who grew up in Bradford and still has family in the city, lectures and advises the Government, the European Parliament, police, schools, the media and communities on how to combat the rise of radicalisation in Britain.

She was invited to the informal 'conversation lecture' by Blackwells Bookstore, in the university, to talk about her book, The Battle for British Islam, to mark Academic Book Week.

The talk was chaired by Dr Afshin Shahi, of the University of Bradford.

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