FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Muslim Association of Britain welcomes the decision of the leadership of the Conservative Party to investigate Boris Johnson over his deeply troubling article.
We now hope to see the wider issue of Islamophobia within the party addressed via an inquiry.
President of MAB Anas Altikriti said, “The decision to investigate Mr Johnson is a promising one. We applaud the Conservative Party’s decision to investigate Boris Johnson for his loathsome remarks. This is an example of the dog whistle politics he and some other members within the Conservative Party are willing to bring back into this country from their friends across the Atlantic. The Muslim community eagerly awaits the outcome of this investigation and hopes that appropriate action will be taken against Boris Johnson and that an independent inquiry into Islamophobia within the Conservative Party as a whole follows.”
Muslim Association of Britain
Thursday 9th August 2018
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