Boris Johnson accused of 'incredible insensitivity' for reciting Kipling's colonial poem in Myanmar temple - Dhaka Tribune

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been accused of “incredible insensitivity” after he recited a part of a colonial-era Rudyard Kipling poem in front of local dignitaries, during an official visit to Myanmar in January, reports The Guardian ...

'Not a good idea': Johnson recites a colonial-era poem in sacred Myanmar temple - thejournal.ie

The United Kingdom occupied Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, for the best part of a century. By Gráinne Ní Aodha Saturday 30 Sep 2017, 1:10 PM. 6 hours ago 12,498 Views 54 Comments. http://jrnl.ie/3623615. Share88 Tweet Email1.

Boris Johnson narrowly avoids a colonial gaffe in Burma after getting ticked off by a British ambassador - The Sun

BORIS Johnson has been caught on camera getting ticked off by a British ambassador for a colonial gaffe. The Foreign Secretary recited lines from the Rudyard Kipling poem, Mandalay, while waiting for an official function to start at a temple in Burma.