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Anti-racism academic ‘a police spy’

An investigation by the Guardian has found that progressive academic Bob Lambert used to be a police spy, controlling a network of undercover police officers in political groups.

Lambert, now an expert on Islamophobia and an anti-racism and anti-fascism campaigner, previously ran operations at a covert unit that placed police spies into political campaigns, including those run by anti-racism groups, says the newspaper.

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