In a newspaper column, Johnson said women who wear the niqab looked like "letter boxes" and "bank robbers". Yet we have representatives of our governing party who think otherwise and who use Muslim women in order to pander to far-right Islamophobes within the party, as Boris Johnson has done.
Boris Johnson could be investigated for a breach of his party's code of conduct after the Conservatives received dozens of complaints about his recent comments.
If the independent panel finds him culpable, Johnson faces suspension of his membership or expulsion from the party.
Schools and universities should be able to take the same approach if a student "turns up. looking like a bank robber".
Johnson, who quit the government last month in a dispute over Brexit, made the remarks in a Daily Telegraph article published Monday. Such full covering clothing has been already banned in France.
Tousle-headed Johnson is one of Britain's best-known politicians, a popular but divisive figure known for Latin quips and verbal blunders that have included calling Papua New Guineans cannibals and accusing people in Liverpool of "wallowing" in victimhood. "People do not want a vision of our country thrust down their throat either by me, by Boris or by anybody else".
Furthermore, given the responses from other MPs, specifically Ms Dorries, and the broader concerns that have been raised by the Muslim Council of Britain amongst others, we believe that there must now be an independent inquiry into Islamophobia in the Party to tackle this issue once and for all.
Conservative peer Sayeeda Warsi, a former party chairwoman, accused Johnson of adopting the "dog-whistle" tactics of right-wing firebrand Steve Bannon, US President Donald Trump's former top aide.
"We work closely with Police Scotland to prevent incidents such as the ones mentioned".
There is a growing sense that "a confrontation is being forced between those in the party who think the way Johnson described women who wear a niqab was out of order and those who think it was fair comment", says The Times.
Sources close to Johnson said earlier this week that calls for him to apologise for the comments were "ridiculous". "We have to call it out".
Johnson has so far refused requests to apologise for the comments.
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No passengers were onboard during the incident and normal operations have resumed at the airfield, the airport said on Twitter. The exchange happened during the flight but the timing of the conversation is unclear.
Authorities posted a hurricane watch from Punta San Telmo in Michoacan state to Playa Perula in Jalisco state. Hurricane John, right, can be seen off the coast of Mexico in a composite satellite image taken this morning.
Apple , Google and Spotify have all taken action against InfoWars over the past few weeks over concerns about its extreme content. He also added that Twitter is not a "service that's constructed by our personal views that can swing in any direction".
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Her statement comes after a back-and-forth between James and her husband. He made Lebron look smart, which isnt easy to do.. But the attack on James, who was being interviewed by another black man, to some resembled a racial dog whistle.
MS reports 6 more West Nile virus cases for 2018
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Here's a clear look at the Google Pixel 3 XL
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NTSB investigators begin probe of deadly plane crash
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Experts Weigh In on Trump’s Wildfire Tweets
The entire so-called Mendocino Complex Fire is now one of the largest on record in the state, officials said . This is the seventh death associated with the Carr Fire, and the ninth death of this wildfire season.