Theresa May demands Boris Johnson apologise for islamophobic burka 'letter box' comments

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www.independent.co.uk—The Tory Islamophobia row has intensified after Theresa May demanded Boris Johnson apologise for comparing women wearing burkas and niqabs to bank robbers and letter boxes.

Theresa may demands Boris Johnson apologise for his burqa 'letter box' comments about Muslims. Gareth Fuller - WPA Pool/Getty Images Theresa May has demanded Boris Johnson for comparing women wearing burqas to bank robbers and letter boxes. The former Foreign Secretary has been accused of Islamophobia over the remarks, which he made in a newspaper column. Johnson has so far refused to back down, and May said on Tuesday that "some of the terms Boris used describing people’s appearance obviously have offended." The Tory Islamophobia row has intensified after Theresa May demanded Boris...