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UK Muslim women on Boris Johnson’s racist ‘burka’ comments

The former foreign secretary is yet to apologise for saying Muslims wearing the full face veil 'look like letter boxes'.

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Nada UmmNour, who has been threatened by racists, says Johnson is normalising aggressive behaviour [Courtesy: Nada UmmNour]

Boris Johnson, the former British foreign secretary, is facing growing criticism following Islamophobic remarks about some Muslim women.

The Conservative MP wrote in his recent Telegraph column that Muslim women wearing full-face veils “look like letter boxes” and compared their appearance to “bank robbers”.

The “burka”, he said, is oppressive.

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