Facebook posts about Sajid Javid deepen Tory Islamophobia row | Politics | The Guardian

The Conservatives have been dragged into fresh controversy over Islamophobia after it emerged self-professed party members have been discussing how they could prevent Sajid Javid becoming prime minister.

Tory supporters who claim to be members of the party have attacked the home secretary online for his Muslim background and pledged to back another candidate to prevent any potential leadership bid he might make.

The social media posts, reported by Buzzfeed News, prompted the chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum to call on the party to do more to promote inclusivity.

One man wrote on Facebook that he had joined the party to help install a Brexiter leader, adding of Javid: “Britain is not ready for a Muslim PM, that would be taking the absolute piss out of the country.”》》》》》》》》》

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/apr/09/tory-islamophobia-sajid-javid-facebook-anti-muslim-posts-party-members

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