Rochdale Grooming: Race ‘Cannot Be Ignored’

BBC News, May 13, 2012

The racial ethnicity of the men involved in the sexual exploitation of children in Greater Manchester cannot be ignored, the chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission has said.

Trevor Phillips said it was “fatuous” to deny racial and cultural factors.

Trevor Phillips

But the head of the CPS in the North West, Nazir Afzal, said it was wrong to put race at the centre of the case.

On Saturday, police said nine men have been arrested in a second sexual grooming inquiry in Rochdale.

It follows the sentencing of eight men of Pakistani origin and one from Afghanistan for their part in an unrelated grooming case in the town.

‘Closed communities’

Mr Afzal, who was involved in the convictions, said: “I think, by focussing on the race, you are perhaps diverting from the reality, which is about men.

“All of these people had one thing in common, they were all men. Most of them were taxi drivers but nobody is talking about the fact that this is an issue for the taxi driver communities.”

But Mr Phillips said he was worried about “closed communities” where people were afraid to speak out.

“I worry that, in those communities there were people who knew what was going on and didn’t say anything, either because they’re frightened or they’re so separated from the rest of the communities that they think, ‘oh, that’s just how white people let their children carry on, we don’t need to do anything’,” he said.

On Wednesday nine men from Rochdale and Oldham were jailed from four to 19 years for running a child sexual exploitation ring.

They had been found guilty of offences including rape and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child.

The men had targeted vulnerable girls as young as 13.

On sentencing at Liverpool Crown Court, Judge Gerald Clifton said the convicted men treated the girls “as though they were worthless and beyond respect”.

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  • Mr Afzal, who was involved in the convictions, said: “I think, by
    focussing on the race, you are perhaps diverting from the reality, which
    is about men.

    Okay, so why can we talk about gender but not about race?

    Half of the population of the UK are men.  I don’t know what percentage of the UK population is South Asian Muslims, but I’m pretty certain it’s far less than 50%.  Therefore, if you choose eight people at random, the odds are much better that all eight will be men than all eight will be South Asian Muslim.  Therefore, the cluster of South Asian Muslim is far more statistically significant than the cluster of gender.

    • Yes they are all 3rdworld men. Stop importing the 3rd world before white nations become the 3rdworld

      • Space4jan

        The Dalai Lama recently remarked on the decline of civility and the growth of violence compared to the past picture of English peace and stability, and said we Brits had become like a third world country.  Now there’s a thought!!!

        • O8856ehg

          Where can I find this about the Dalai Lama. I’m interested.

  • Up to my neck in CA

    The men had targeted vulnerable girls as young as 13.  They “forgot” the word White between vulnerable and young.

  • IstvanIN

    The simple fact that someone named Nazir Afzal represents the Crown in Great Britain proper shows how far the British have fallen.

  • WorthSaying

    The same thing has happened in the city that I live in. So far more vigilanties have been jailed than the Bangladeshi muslim pedophiles who have been raping our local young English girls. It is an epidemic. We have been let down by all institutions of authority. They are committed to multiculturalism and mass immigration at any cost. God help England. Pray for England.

  • TomIron361

    Trevor Phillips said it was “fatuous” to deny racial and cultural factors.

    As we used to say, No Sh*t GI!!!

  • loyalwhitebriton

    I have been observing these creatures, Mr. Phillips et al, for years.

    And for years, these creatures have known what has been going on, with regards to moslem men grooming young white females, but have chose to stay silent; and have even shouted down any white person who has even broached this subject as racist!

    There is something going on here:

    Minorities are responsible for these crimes.
    Whites can’t complain for fear of being branded as racists.
    Minorities are now championing the rights of white victims.
    Minorities are the bad guys and the good guys.
    Whites are neutered.

    Am I being cynical?

  • Johnny Reb

    “Nazir Afzal” and a black guy named “Trevor Phillips”  are having a discussion about the inter-racial rape of white children in the UK.

    Anybody else find that a little odd?

    That’s like expecting a meaningful solution to the problem of young zebra killings from a discussion between the lion and the tiger . . .

  • eunometic

    “It cannot be ignored” exactly, which is the only reason he’s speaking the truth.  The gender-ethno-marxist antiwhites constantly tell us how racist and misoganous our culture is.

    The reality is thatnot only are these traits not characteristic of our race but that most brown cultures are far worse than even the worst stawman of the anti-white left.

    For many muslims even a women of good repute who simply wears a knee length skirt with a well cut blouse in public is essentially an infidel slut.

  • Kurt Plummer


    Why, I don’t know, but I’m grateful. It’s a moment of weakness of Phillips’ part that I hope the BNP and other nationalists will be able to exploit.

    You really don’t get it do you?

    The strategy of ‘certain groups’ is to break down and fragment homogenous societies into constituent partisan and sectarian elements and then turn them on each other so that -no one- has a controlling, ethnic, dominance over their own society as genetic future.

    NATION (from Latin, Nascere, to be born) means people.  Not land.

    In this, if a brown man supports as white cripple, how much do you suppose that -hurts- the white nationalist cause?

    Because here is a shining palladin example of a black hero standing tall over the flinching white woman to defend her against the non-white masses because the white man has been effectively disenfranchised from that role, lest he be seen as ‘racist’.

    If ONLY the brown is allowed to defend the white from the brown…

    It’s a brown world.

    And the notion that we will only be allowed to keep our women as our genetic futures safe ‘through an intermediary’ whose nature is an endorsement of the multicult is truly disgusting.

    And terrifying.

  • KenelmDigby

    Why have my posts been deleted?
    I always stress that if Whites are to survive then they need to be tough-minded, unsentimental and ruthless.
    Evidently the moderator doesn’t agree with these sentiments. It is sad to see Amren going the way of the weak and the compliant – one had hopes that they might have been leaders. I couldn’t give a damn about Bangladesh or Bangladeshi sentiments, they are a trash people, but it seems someone here is more concerned about ‘cultiral sensitivity’ than facing up to facts.