Jack Straw: Pakistani Community Must Face Up to Grooming Scandal Following Rochdale Case

Rosa Prince, Telegraph (London), September 27, 2012

Jack Straw has said that the “fundamental failure” in the Rochdale case, in which dozens of girls were groomed for sex by a group of men of Pakistani origin, lay with the police and social workers who failed to take action to protect them.

But, the former Home Secretary added, there was an added “issue here about colour,” in cases in which Asian men took advantage of white girls.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, he said: “There is an issue of ethnicity here which can’t be ignored.

“It is true that if you go into the sex offenders wings of prisons there are proportionally more white men than Asian men. But there’s also the separate issue of group grooming in the Asian community.

“In terms of group grooming, there is an ethnic dimension to this which is Asian men and white girls, and that has to be faced by the Asian community.

“These are small communities, and people would have an idea that there are groups of men that are abusing girls in this way, and that has to be faced.”

A report into the events in Rochdale has found that police and social services missed dozens of opportunities to intervene to stop the abuse.

Girls as young as 10 were considered to have consented to sex, and were said to have made a lifestyle choice to have relations with dozens of strange men in return for money, food and drugs.

Nine members of the group were convicted of rape and other offences following a trial in May.

David Crompton, chief constable of South Yorkshire Police, has been ordered to appear before the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee to answer allegations that the force withheld information about the case.

The committee will also examine whether there was a racial element to the crimes.

Last year, when the Rochdale scandal first emerged, Mr Straw claimed that some men in the Pakistani community viewed white girls as “easy meat”.

He said: “There is a specific problem which involves Pakistani heritage men . . . who target vulnerable young white girls.

“We need to get the Pakistani community to think much more clearly about why this is going on and to be more open about the problems that are leading to a number of Pakistani heritage men thinking it is OK to target white girls in this way.

“These young men are in a western society, in any event, they act like any other young men, they’re fizzing and popping with testosterone, they want some outlet for that, but Pakistani heritage girls are off-limits and they are expected to marry a Pakistani girl from Pakistan, typically.

“So they then seek other avenues and they see these young women, white girls who are vulnerable, some of them in care . . . who they think are easy meat.

“And because they’re vulnerable they ply them with gifts, they give them drugs, and then of course they’re trapped.”

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  • Puggg

    “It is true that if you go into the sex offenders wings of prisons there
    are proportionally more white men than Asian men. But there’s also the
    separate issue of group grooming in the Asian community.

    Of course that’s true, because there are far many more whites than “Asians” in Britain.  The important figure is the percentage of sex offenders versus the proportion of the population.

    Another weasel word factor is “sex offense.”  This may or may not be the case in Britain, but there are so many “sex offenses” in America that they’re not the same in terms of moral outrages.  It might be the white “sex offenders” commit sex offenses that aren’t as morally outrageous as the kind of sex offenses Asians commit.

    Another factor is that politically correct cops and prosecutors ignore Asian sex offenses.  It is now known that they drug their heels in the Rochedale case because of the race of the offenders, so it is perfectly conceivable that there are lots of Asian sex offenders that they’re completely ignoring.

  • David Ashton

      Straw refers to one important factor, the lack of social contact between young Pakistani men and girls, but rules stricter than those nowadays normal among western white teenagers also apply to Hindu and Sikh communities.  Only a minority of Pakistani and a few other Muslims are involved in this practice, but it is not comparable either to white adult pedophilia or white youth promsicuity.  It involves a system of brutal trafficking like mobile group prostitution. 
      There is also an equally abhorrent practice among a minority of black youths which consists of gang rape of individual girls both white and black.
       These phenomena need closer anthropological enquiry but this will not come from those who misread the evidence solely in terms of racist oppression, poor education or economic deprivation.  Political correctness has impeded investigation and prosecution; it is now impeding biocultural analysis that could assist with prevention. 

    • 5n4k33y35

      Feminists made it their mission to destroy the “White Patriarchy”, disenfranchising white fathers so they cannot protect their daughters. I blame the tragedy of these girls defilement squarely on the Feminists.

      There will always be some men who will take what is available. But Feminists are the ones who created the circumstances for this.

      The men involved belong in prison, and the authorities sure weren’t vigilant in defense of the British citizenry. They were too busy showing their tolerance for diversity to do their damned jobs.

      But if the UK is allowed to distract people from the role of the Feminists, breaking up the families, undermining white men, everywhere and in every social context, there’ll be more of the same.

  • Jed Sant Devi

    Who are the White parents that let their daughters get near Pakis?

    And Jack Straw just made a critical error- a White man simply cannot mention the sins of the Sacred Other unless he’s blaming Whitey for the problems.

    The advantage of being a minority today is No Accountability, because you can always scream racism and win.

    • 5n4k33y35

      It wasn’t their father’s choice. The Feminists turned the UK into a matriarchal society. Women get the kids in divorce. If she would take children from the benevolent protection of their father, and make her husband into her indentured servant, do you think she cares about his kids?

      All these women care about is their gina tingles. They get the seven year itch, and just like that vulgar adulteress, Princess Di, they say “I’m not haaaappy…” and then the family courts do the rest.

      Here’s another example of the matriarchy in the UK. This Rothschild woman cheats on her husband, divorces him, and she gets shared custody. If I marry a woman and she cheats on me, I believe in honor killing, and I’ll let her know up front.

      I’ll keep my sword mounted above our bed for intruders and in case she cheats. If she comes back and lies to me and kisses me with the same lips which were wrapped around some other man’s knob, I’d lop off her head. All I ask is that she divorces me before she cheats, and she can keep her head.

      •  Seconded
        Use a katana: they are the best for beheadings!

  • Old Right

    Before anyone gets too excited here, it should be pointed out that Jack Straw is a former member of the British Communist Party. This is for consumption by working-class British voters in the hope that they won’t defect in large numbers to the BNP or any other nationalist party.

  • JackKrak

    Pakistani Community Must Face Up to Fundamental Wretchedness of Their Home Country and the Culture It Has Produced.

  • If Pakistani women did the same thing like these white women, they would be killed because they besmirched their family’s “honor”. Where are the parents of these young white girls? Why aren’t they more involved in their daughter’s lives. I am horrified that some of these girls are young as 10. 

    • Michael C. Scott

      Nobody does this to Irish girls in Belfast.  Can you imagine why?

      • crystal evans

        Sure. Do you think these Pakistani men want to deal with the reminants of the IRA ?

    • Bad_Mr_Frosty

      Most are orphans or runaways. They specifically target vulnerable White women.

  • Michael C. Scott

    This wasn’t even “Asian” men, because I haven’t heard of Hindus and Sikhs doing this.

    • NYB

      Hindus and Sikhs are no less willing to seek the services of white sex trade workers.  Same desire to experience white conquest, but in a way which exposes them to less risk.

  • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

    “We need to get the Pakistani community to think much more clearly about why this is going on…”

    No, we need to get the white community to think much more clearly about why governments — particularly Labour governments — have inflicted these predators on the white population.

  • IstvanIN

    If England was an English Community instead of a Pakistani Community they wouldn’t have this problem.

  • A band-aid on severed jugular.


    Jack Straw is a career anti-white/neoconish politician who is trying to pull a Sarkozy here.  He’s only speaking out about this after the convictions and after elements of the media gave the issue heavy coverage.  

    It’s good that prominent mainstream politicians are talking like this though.  It shows how scared they are.  Let’s hope people don’t buy it and that nationalists in the UK get their act together.   

  • Bad_Mr_Frosty

    Sickening what the British government has unleashed upon their own people. If the British want to reclaim their honor, they must protect their young women. When the time comes, all true English men know what must be done.

    Godspeed men of the West