15 Aug 2018

Boris Johnson's burqa backlash

From The Panel, 4:29 pm on 15 August 2018

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is in hot water after comments he made about the burqa. Mr Johnson compared women who wear the niqab to "letterboxes" and "bank robbers" in a column for the Daily Telegraph.

He's now facing an investigation, while Muslim women in the UK after facing more abuse as a result of his words.

The panelists give their views on the matter.

Boris Johnson pictured in March 2018

Photo: AFP