A fear of being called extremist is preventing authorities questioning a reasons behind child abuse cases, an MP has claimed.
Rotherham MP Sarah Champion was vocalization after 17 group were convicted of forcing girls in Newcastle to have sex.
Mostly British-born, they are from Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian, Iranian and Turkish communities.
Ms Champion pronounced seeking if there were “cultural issues” was simply “child protection”.
Northumbria Police pronounced multitude “can’t be fearful to have this discussion”.
Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Ms Champion, Labour’s shade women and equalities minister, pronounced gang-related child passionate exploitation involves “predominately Pakistani men” who were concerned in such cases “time and time and time again”.
“The supervision aren’t researching what is going on. Are these informative issues? Is there some arrange of summary going out within a community?” she said.
Ms Champion pronounced a “far right” would conflict her comments for “not doing enough” and a “floppy left” would call her racist.
“This isn’t racist, this is child protection,” pronounced a MP for Rotherham, where during slightest 1,400 children were found to have been exploited between 1997 and 2013.
The emanate was not being dealt with since “people are some-more fearful to be called a extremist than they are fearful to be wrong about job out child abuse”, Ms Champion said.
Mohammed Shafiq from a Ramadhan Foundation pronounced a discuss indispensable putting in context.
“Amongst these criminals there is a mindset that they consider that white girls are worthless,” he said.
“They don’t have any courtesy for their station within multitude and therefore they consider they can be used and abused in that way.
“But a immeasurable infancy of child sex abuse carried out in this nation is carried out by white group – by a home, by family networks and by a internet.”
Northumbria Police Chief Constable Steve Ashman pronounced a force did not ask about eremite credentials on arrest.
As those arrested underneath Operation Sanctuary were from a series informative backgrounds, “who do we indicate that finger towards to contend we have an emanate here, culturally?” he said.
Some communities’ opinion to “women, predominantly white women” indispensable addressing, he said.
“But a contention has to take place over policing.”
Former executive of open prosecutions Lord Macdonald pronounced there had been a hostility in a past to examine gangs from some Asian communities targeting exposed white girls.
“Some approval that this is a problem” was needed, he said.
All communities indispensable to residence it, “not sanctimonious it’s something else, not shying divided from it, recognising it for what it is, that is profoundly extremist crime”, he said.2017-08-12