Six years before writing his Telegraph column that mentioned burqas, Boris Johnson attended the 2012 Ahmadiyya Muslim Peace Symposium and made a speech saying people should not 'unnecessarily divide' communities
The founder of the free speech-promoting Academy of Ideas, Claire Fox, says Boris Johnson's column about wearing the burqa 'didn't say what people think it said' and that it shouldn't be blamed for a rise in hate crimes
The She Speaks We Hear spokesperson joined the No Nonsense Breakfast show to discuss Boris Johnson's burqa comments
The MP for North West Leicestershire has questioned the Conservative Party's stance on free speech.
Dr Taj Hargey also accused the face-covering item of 'poisoning' relations between Brits and immigrant Muslims.
Dominic Grieve has said he'll leave the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader, following the former Foreign Secretary's comments on burqas
Breitbart editor James Delingpole joined Mike Graham and Katie Perrior to discuss Boris Johnson's comments on the burqa, but clashed over Johnson's handling of Brexit
The Conservative MP also called the burqa a 'misogynistic method to isolate woman'.
The Prime Minister and Conservative Party leadership have called for him to apologise.
Brandon Lewis has called on Boris Johnson to apologise for comments he made about Muslim women wearing burqas.
Pauline Hanson, the leader of the rightwing One Nation party, was criticised by Malcom Turnbull's government
Norway claims full-face veils hinder communication between students and teachers
Banks blasts UKIP as burqa ban policy continues to cause fierce criticism
A region in Italy has announced a plan to ban Islamic veils from public institutions and hospitals to 'defend women's freedom' however many others have criticised the plans
Listen to the first part of Julia Hartley-Brewer's heated interview with Muslim community leader Mohammed Shafiq here