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It’s perfectly possible to criticise face veils without being racist. Instead of doing that, Boris Johnson decided to say the women wearing them look like “bank robbers” and “letter boxes”. People thought this was racist because: It was said by a man with a history of making racist comments. It was said at a time when Muslim women are being harassed and assaulted in the streets. It ...

1 week ago

Oh and would anyone care to tell me what you think is the percentage of Muslims that are terrorists?

1 week ago

Yep, just as I thought. What a lovely bigoted thread, well done. Makes Dawlish look like such a welcoming place.

leatash
leatash
1 week ago

The former foreign secretary has come under intense pressure from Tory MPs , including Theresa May, to say sorry for describing Muslim women who wear the face covering as “letter boxes”. But Taj Hargey, the imam at Oxford Islamic Congregation, said while Johnson’s choice of language was unfortunate, the burka and niqab are “a nefarious component of a trendy gateway theology for religious ...

majorp
majorp
1 week ago

Boro is facing a possible investigation into breaches of conservative party code of conduct. Nothing decided in that sentence. The party has received dozens of complaints about the former foreign secretary’s comments about woman wearing Burka’s who he said looked liked letter boxes. He is entitled to his opinion and what else do they look like and only dozens of ...

1 week ago

And a bomb doesn't know it's victims, but the aim of a gun does. More were killed and more were injured by those bombings than were killed by the gun attacks.

burneside
burneside
1 week ago

@Duckileaks London tube and bus bombings 2005 Soldier Lee Rigby murdered on a London street May 2013 Westminster Bridge terror attack March 2017 Manchester Arena bombing May 2017 London Bridge terror attack June 2017 Are you spotting a theme here?

majorp
majorp
1 week ago

Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim. That has been clear in London and other parts of the country. And for all we know, they maybe planning something else. It is trying to forestall those activities that are costing us ...

Duckileaks
Duckileaks
1½ weeks ago

Thomas Hamilton, Dunblane 1996, shoots and kills 17 people, 16 of them children Michael Ryan, Hungerford 1987, shoots and kills 16 people, and died himself Hyde Park, 1982, IRA blow up and kill 11 people Enniskillen, 1987, IRA blow up and kill 12 people Are you spotting my theme here? Not one of the perpetrators wore a hijab, niqab or burka or professed to be Muslim, if fact quite ...

flo
flo
1½ weeks ago

I think you're confusing muslems (sic) for terrorists.  Please stop calling women bird brains majorp.  No-one will take you seriously if you resort to name calling.