PressTV-UK Muslim Council warns against Johnson ‘whitewash’

The Muslim Council of Britain has warned the government of Prime Minister Theresa May against “whitewashing” former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s offensive remarks against Muslim women.

Johnson is currently under a disciplinary investigation by the ruling Conservative Party for writing an Islamophobic article in the Daily Telegraph, where he likened Muslim women wearing burqa, a full-body veil, to “bank robbers” and “letter boxes.”

In a letter addressed to May, the council is expected to tell the PM that “no-one should be allowed to victimize minorities with impunity,” The Guardian reported Monday.

“We are hopeful that the party will not allow any whitewashing of this specific inquiry currently in process. No one should be allowed to victimize minorities with impunity,” the MCB letter will say.

The former foreign secretary has yet to apologize for the rude comments or even responds to thousands of requests for…

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