As a journalist I gave Anjem Choudary a platform. In doing so I legitimised his radical views
From Where I Stand — After months of reporting restrictions, it was revealed this week that British radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been convicted for urging people to support Islamic State. Oli Rahman is a London based journalist, who used to work for one of the UK's largest news agencies. He argues that it was the media who helped legitimise Choudary's views, something for which he too takes some blame.
Written by: Oli Rahman