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Rod Liddle

Rod Liddle: How I was bullied when I wore a burka

People look at you differently — just as they would if you turned up at the Guardian with pink cords and tweeds

2 November 2013

9:00 AM

2 November 2013

9:00 AM

I dressed up in a burka to wander around the streets of Canterbury recently, to see what level of Islamophobic abuse and discrimination I suffered from the infidel locals. This was a groundbreaking piece of campaigning journalism done at the request of the Sun newspaper, which had bought me an XXL black nylon burka just for the job.

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