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Cameron faces backlash over comments about Sadiq Khan

David Cameron weighing into the London Mayor debate

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Prime Minister David Cameron has been labelled a “racist” for accusing the Labour Party candidate for London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, of having associations with a supporter of the Islamic State (IS) group. During Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, Cameron accused Khan of appearing at nine events alongside Sulaiman Ghani, a little-known imam who Cameron said “supports IS”. Labour MPs shouted “racist” at Cameron, party leader Jeremy Corbyn called the comments “disgraceful” and a Labour source speaking anonymously said it “demeans the office of prime minister” to repeat such allegations. Cameron responded by saying: “The leader of the…

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