‘Significant spike’ in Islamophobia after Boris Johnson’s comments on burkas | UK News | Sky News

2019-09-19T14:58:37+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Prevent in the News|

There has been a “significant spike” in Islamophobic incidents following Boris Johnson’s comparison between women in burkas and letterboxes, according to an anti-racism group.Tell MAMA reported a 375% increase in anti-Muslim incidents from the week before Mr Johnson made the comments in August 2018 to the week after.

There has been a “significant spike” in Islamophobic incidents following Boris Johnson’s comparison between women in burkas and letterboxes, according to an anti-racism group.

Tell MAMA reported a 375% increase in anti-Muslim incidents from the week before Mr Johnson made the comments in August 2018 to the week after.

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