Tory MP Michel Fabricant accused of Islamophobia over Sadiq Khan tweet

Source: BBC News

A Tory MP has been accused of Islamophobia over a now-deleted tweet he posted about Sadiq Khan.

Michael Fabricant posted a cartoon showing the Mayor of London’s head on an inflatable balloon, engaged in a sex act with a pig.

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Mr Fabricant has apologised, saying he “stupidly tweeted it in a meeting without checking it properly”.

Sadiq Khan is a Muslim, and eating pork is a sin in Islam. Pork has previously been used in Islamophobic attacks.

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