Galloway raises Islamophobia fear

Galloway RespectIslamophobia is a problem that must be addressed, MP George Galloway has told his Respect party’s annual conference in North London. Mr Galloway’s speech focused on the treatment of Muslims in Britain.

He singled out Jack Straw, who sparked a row when he revealed he asks Muslim women wearing veils to his surgery if they would consider removing them. Mr Galloway said Mr Straw had joined “the Dutch auction in New Labour of who can be most beastly to a minority”.

BBC news, 14 October 2006