Sara awarded a DBE in the 2022 New Years Honours List
Sara Khan has been awarded a DBE in the 2022 New Years Honours List in recognition of her long-standing counter extremism work.
Citation: Lately Lead Commissioner, Commission for Countering Extremism. For services to Human Rights and Counter Extremism.
Podcast: Sara talks to the Centre of Geopolitics, University of Cambridge about hateful extremism and societal resilience
Sara Khan has been appointed by the Prime Minister as the government’s Independent Adviser for Social Cohesion and Resilience
Watch: Interview with Sara Khan: Tackling extremism in Britain
“As part of the Antisemitism Policy Trust and the Government’s Independent Adviser on Antisemitism’s series Zoom With a View, we were delighted to welcome Sara Khan, the Government’s Lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism to discuss combatting extremism in Britain today.”
Watch: Sara Khan BBC Newsnight Interview – July 2020
‘The govt’s chief adviser on extremism Sara Khan says disinformation is “having an impact on our democracy”’
Watch: Channel 4 Interview – Neo-Nazis ‘exploiting the pandemic’
“Extremists have been exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to “breed hate” through dangerous conspiracy theories, according to a new report from the Commission for Countering Extremism, which advises the government. We spoke to Sara Khan, the lead commissioner behind this report and began by asking her how bad the problem of hateful extremism online really was.”