Banning this young woman from entering her home country would be playing into the hands of extremists.
Imran Awan is a Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University, who writes about Islamophobia and extremism.
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Academic staff cannot and should not be counterterror specialists.
So Mr Gove, are these the ‘British values’ we should sign up to, on the front cover of the Spectator?
The attack on the Imam from Hull is a wakeup call for us all.
As UK revises counter-terrorism policy, it must ensure it does not stigmatise Muslims or trample on citizens’ rights.