A professor speaking at the event organised by an Islamic group refused to participate unless segregation was abandoned
A London university has launched an investigation after an Islamic group hosted a debate on its premises with seating segregated by gender.
University College London said reports of segregation at the debate hosted by the Islamic Education and Research Academy on 9 March were worrying.
The debate, "Islam or Atheism: Which Makes More Sense?" featured Professor Lawrence Krauss, an eminent atheist, and Hamza Andreas Tzortzis, a lecturer on Islam.