Telegraph apologises and pays damages over Andrew Gilligan’s defamatory story

The Telegraph newspaper has apologised and paid £20,000 in damages to a man it wrongly accused of being an “Islamist activist” who was seeking to undermine the government’s controversial Prevent counter-extremism strategy. Haras Ahmed sued over a story by Andrew Gilligan, who has written a string of stories targeting Muslim organisations and activists over the … Continue reading Telegraph apologises and pays damages over Andrew Gilligan’s defamatory story