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Hansard: 23rd October 2015

At the same time, we must be prepared to insist that there can be only one law; we must get away from what might be called the “Rotherham complex”, where the authorities were so afraid of offending a minority community that they turned a blind eye to the appalling abuse of young, mainly British girls. I pay tribute here to Andrew Norfolk, a correspondent of the Times, and to the editor of that newspaper, for their courage and persistence in uncovering such outrageous behaviour. Other cases have since been unearthed that suggest that there has been a widespread failure to apply the law for so-called cultural reasons. Indeed, there can be little doubt that the many disturbing examples provided by the noble Baroness are but the tip of a very large iceberg.

https://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201516/ldhansrd/text/151023-0001.htm

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Help me get a public enquiry into CSE & Grooming in Keighley & Bradford

Please help this lady get the attention of government on the issue of CSE and grooming gangs:

https://www.change.org/p/theresa-may-mp-help-me-get-a-public-enquiry-into-cse-grooming-in-keighley-bradford

In August, two young friends from Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, were walking through the town when a group of men pulled up alongside them and ordered them to “get in the car”. I recently spoke to one of the girls, 15 year old Ellie Reynolds, who despite having reported the incident to police, had had no contact from them when I met her on December 5th. She also told me she is almost certain that the same has happened to other girls in the town since then.

It is bewildering to watch the establishment fall over itself.  In reference to the Rotherham child rape atrocities, the BBC has jumped from labelling the perpetrators “Pakistani” to “Asian” then back to “Pakistani”.  The Guardian, true to form, immediately took the opportunity to speak out against “racial stereotyping”, as though that is the real problem here.  Some political and council leaders in Rotherham claim they didn’t know what was going on – despite the fact that there ha

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Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
19/11/2017
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Maggie Oliver said her professional life was made “torture” after she told senior officers that police were not doing enough to protect girls from a predominantly Asian paedophile ring. The former detective constable resigned from Greater Manchester Police in late 2012 over failures that allowed the Rochdale perpetrators to escape justice for many years.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
08/10/2017
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Call for action comes as Bradford records 62 per cent rise in the number of referrals to its specialist child sexual exploitation service. Grooming gangs across the country are repeating the horrific abuse exposed in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and most recently Newcastle, victims and investigators have warned. There are mounting calls for nationwide action to combat sexual exploitation, with authorities accused of playing catch-up after ignoring victims “for decades and decades”.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
13/01/2016
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Years of permissive multiculturalism is to blame for the rise of Sharia courts and the Rotherham rape scandal, an academic claimed yesterday. Dr Rumy Hasan, a senior lecturer at the University of Sussex’s Centre for Migration Research, said “do-what-you-want” and “laissez-faire” policies had let immigrant communities live as if they were still in countries such as Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. This has led to a “psychiatric detachment” from mainstream British culture, he added, which in turn leads to a “social detachment” where minority communities do not mix with wider society. Dr Hasan – who

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
09/10/2017
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Grooming gangs across the country are repeating the horrific abuse exposed in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and most recently Newcastle, victims and investigators have warned. There are mounting calls for nationwide action to combat sexual exploitation, with authorities accused of playing catch-up after ignoring victims “for decades and decades”. Sammy Woodhouse, who was abused as a teenager by the Rotherham ringleader Arshid “Mad Ash” Huss

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
30/09/2017
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  • Top Muslim writer persuaded the families of jailed rapists to share their stories
  • But behind their veils, the wives say they blamed the girls and their parents too 
  • One woman described victims as 'filthy' and said they dressed without respect
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
24/09/2017
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A COUNCIL boss has claimed she was forced out after raising concerns about suspected grooming and sexual exploitation of underage girls. Maggie Siviter, a former child safeguarding lead at North Somerset Council, claimed that authorities failed to act after she warned that licensed premises were suspected of being used to groom vulnerable young girls. Speaking at her employment tribunal, she said she was “mindful” of the situation that emerged in Rotherham, where child sex abuse by predominantly British-Pakistani men continued for years, unchallenged by authorities.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
26/08/2015
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The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has already identified 60 officers as part of a major investigation into the scandal, and 100 others are in their sights. The watchdog is examining whether or not disciplinary or even legal action should be brought against police officers who are accused of ignoring victims' claims that they were being sexually trafficked and abused. The revelations came as a solicitor representing the victims said only a fraction of t

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
05/09/2017
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  • Crossbench peer Lord Singh signed a letter on behald of several religious groups
  • It defends Labour MP Sarah Champion for warning of grooming by Pakistani men
  • And it said the group was 'dismayed by the Labour leadership's weak response'
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Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
25/08/2017
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A LABOUR councillor has been sacked by the party just a week after she spoke out to support sexually abused children. Amina Lone, a councillor in Manchester, defended Sarah Champion after the MP wrote an article for The Sun pointing the finger at gangs of Asian-origin rapists in northern towns.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
25/08/2017
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The vast majority of members of street grooming gangs are not ‘Asian’ – they are specifically Pakistani, culturally rooted in a nation whose government this week threw out a proposal to ban child marriage on grounds that to do so is ‘unIslamic.’  The grooming gangs are culturally inspired, and racially motivated, and children are being sacrificed to the wish that it wasn’t so: in other words, to a big, fat lie.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
23/08/2017
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From 2012 to 2016, a total of 6,226 child abuse allegations were referred to social services in the West Midlands borough of Sandwell – an average of three a day. Regional newspaper the Express & Star reports that senior council figures said the number of children being “abused and neglected” was rising in Sandwell, a borough previously 

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
18/08/2017
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She says Champion has been “used as a scapegoat” and was “an easy target“. Lone, whose was born to Pakistani parents, says she is “despairing” about Champion’s resignation because these “difficult conversations” need to be had. She says on Twitter:

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
12/08/2017
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A nationwide pattern emerged after the first prosecutions in Rotherham, and then Rochdale, where a “culture of silence” and political correctness led to inaction by authorities who feared being called “racist”.

Thousands of girls were raped and abused by Muslim grooming gangs since the late 1980s with cases largely going ignored until 2001.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
10/08/2017
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Ken Macdonald said there had been “past reluctance” to look into Muslim men who had been targeting white girls. But speaking on the Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Lord MacDonald said that was no longer the case after recent prosecutions. The  peer's comments come after 18 people were convicted of or admitted offences in a series of trials related to child sexual exploitation in Newcastle. He said: "I

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
11/08/2017
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This wasn’t the first incident in the UK - since 2011 groups of men have been convicted for organised sex grooming cases in 16 towns and cities. And, in all but two of those cases, most were Muslim men of south Asian origin. “They were men like me from my community,” Maajid said during his scathing take. “And in all but three the victims were white teenage girls. That is the truth, and what I’m saying is so uncomfortable that we’ve been ignoring it for years. “As a result of ignoring it this problem has been growing and growing to a point where it now has led to racial tensions.”

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
11/08/2017
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Britain must confront the “profoundly racist” reality of Muslim grooming and rape gangs after the Newcastle case, a former head of the Crown Prosecution Service and Liberal Democrat Lord has said.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
10/08/2017
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 reported by a ticket inspector to have shouted at her: “All white women are only good for one thing. For men like me to fuck and use like trash. That’s all women like you are worth.”

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
16/05/2017
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A Rotherham paedophile ring victim said she ‘specifically told not to comment’ on the ethnicity of her attackers when she reported her rape as a teenager.

The woman, named Emma, said the authorities made her feel like she was being ‘racist’ during the report when she was just 13-years-old.

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She said: ‘As soon as I said the names, I was made to feel as though I was racist and I was the one who had the problem.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
02/05/2015
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Children in the Black Country are being sexually exploited, with gangs similar to those in Rotherham operating in the West Midlands, says a police report.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
26/02/2016
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A victim in the Rotherham grooming trial has claimed she was raped by a town councillor. The allegation can be reported for the first time following the conviction and sentencing of a gang of three brothers, their uncle and two associates for a catalogue of child abuse in the town over 16 years. The victim gave the surname of the man as Akhtar during an interview conducted by police for the purpose of the case. The prosecutor Michelle Colborne QC told the court that the victim said sh

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
03/07/2017
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A ROCHDALE cop who fought to expose the grooming rings today slammed the police force for failing to tackle the abuse.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
22/02/2015
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Council which failed dozens of girls abused by a sex grooming ring has hired a radical Islamic group with links to the Trojan Horse plot to “mentor” potential abusers from the Muslim community

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
03/06/2017
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Officers have said they are investigating almost 200 cases of child sex abuse in Keighley, prompting fears of a ‘new Rochdale’ grooming gang in the small Yorkshire town. West Yorkshire Police are reportedly investigating 179 new sex crimes involving 165 suspects in the small mill town, described as the nation’s ‘capital’ of child grooming. Situated just outside Bradford, Keighley has a population of 56,000, including more than 12,000 Mus

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
02/06/2017
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COPS in West Yorkshire are probing almost 200 cases of child sexual exploitation in one town where a teenager was reportedly gang-raped by a number of men. West Yorkshire Police confirmed that officers in the Bradford district are said to have 179 crimes under investigation where child sexual offences are a factor.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
27/05/2017
Summary: 
  • Child abuse said to still be rife in Rochdale following landmark case in 2012
  • Shabir Ahmed and eight accomplices were jailed for 77 years for child abuse
  • Case was subject of a three-part BBC drama Three Girls which aired this month
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Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
12/04/2017
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Twenty nine people have appeared in court facing a total of more than 170 charges relating to the sexual exploitation of 18 children.

The 27 men and two women appeared before a district judge at Huddersfield Magistrates Court charged with offences including rape, trafficking, sexual activity with a child, child neglect, child abduction, supplying drugs and making of indecent images of children.

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