Charity ditches ambassador after “bad taste” burka tweet (UK)

Offensive tweet left charity with no option other than to terminate ambassador's role 

From article by Robert Armour on 13th August 2018 in TFN:

Muscular Dystrophy UK has severed links with Christine Hamilton after she compared women in burkas to members of the Ku Klux Klan.

The charity said it opposed prejudice of all kinds and had terminated Hamilton’s role as charity ambassador.

Responding to the row over Boris Johnson's recent remarks in a newspaper article, she posted on Twitter: "If the #burka is acceptable then presumably this is too?" and attached a picture of KKK members.

The controversial broadcaster and wife of UKIP Welsh Assembly member Neil Hamilton created uproar on Twitter with her comments.


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