Boris Johnson To Face Investigation Over Burka Comments Following Complaints

The former foreign secretary described Muslim women wearing the face covering as 'letter boxes'.

Boris Johnson will face investigation by an independent panel following complaints that his comments about women wearing burkas breached the Conservative Party’s code of conduct.

The former foreign secretary has come under pressure from Tory MPs, including prime minister Theresa May, to apologise for a Sunday Telegraph column in which he described Muslim women who wear the face veil as “letter boxes” and likened them to bank robbers.

News of the probe came as...
source: The Huffington Post

2018-08-10 13:05
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