Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London last month. His disparaging comments about Muslim women wearing burkas has prompted an angry reaction from Muslim organisations and others, who accused him of stoking Islamophobia for political gain. Photo: Bloomberg

Theresa May calls on Boris Johnson to apologise for burka remarks

Former foreign secretary is accused of ‘dog-whistle’ Islamophobia after disparaging comments about Muslim women in burkas

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Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London last month. His disparaging comments about Muslim women wearing burkas has prompted an angry reaction from Muslim organisations and others, who accused him of stoking Islamophobia for political gain. Photo: Bloomberg
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