Boris Johnson's burqa remarks 'fan flames of Islamophobia', says MP

David Lammy condemns ex-foreign secretary over column in which he likened veiled Muslim women to bank robbers The Labour MP David Lammy has called Boris Johnson a “pound-shop Donald Trump” and accused him of “fanning the flames of Islamophobia” for political advantage. The former foreign secretary compared Muslim women in burqas to bank robbers and rebellious teenagers, and said they “look like letter boxes” in an article he wrote for the Daily Telegraph on Monday. Continue reading...