Nazir Afzal

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Name: Nazir Afzal
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rotherham, ‘political correctness’ and child protection

There has been widespread anger since an inquiry revealed that at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited in Rotherham from 1997-2013. Yet many adults in Britain are still in denial about the extent and seriousness of child sexual abuse.Home secretary ... [Published Ekklesia - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Nazir Afzal: Rotherham scandal is about male power, not ethnicity

In light of the recent Rotherham Scandal, Nazir Afzal, the Crown Prosecution Service’s lead on child sexual abuse and violence against women and girls, suggests that the media hysteria about the perpetrators’ ethnicity is misleading.Some residents proposed ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Nazir Afzal: ‘There is no religious basis for the abuse in Rotherham’ | Society

In the highly charged fallout from the Rotherham report[1], Nazir Afzal[2], the Crown Prosecution Service’s lead on child sexual abuse and violence against women and girls, tries to offer a calm perspective. Unruffled by mounting media hysteria over the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Cycle of brutal sexual abuse of 1,400 children by Pakistani gangs in Rotherham strains U.K. race relations

ROTHERHAM, England – It started on the bumper cars in the children’s arcade of the local shopping mall. Lucy was 12, and a group of teenage boys, handsome and flirtatious, treated her and her friends to free rides and ice cream after school. Over time, ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Nazir Afzal OBE Honorary Graduand speech

Posted on Monday 1st September 2014Nazir Afzal OBE, graduate of the Birmingham Law School, delivers the Honorary Graduand speech at this year's degree congregation.Nazir Afzal OBE graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1987. Since 1991 he is the ... [Published University of Birmingham - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

As a Pakistani woman, I'd welcome a 'racist' police force

Shaheen Hashmat was brought up in a Muslim family and helped by the police and local authorities, after becoming a victim of abuse. It's given her a unique perspective on the Yorkshire town where 1,400 girls have been sexually abused by Asian men Like ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rotherham abuse report: protection is what matters, not blame | Paul Vallely

The scale of the sexual exploitation revealed in the Jay inquiry is shocking, but let’s avoid racial stereotyping Professor Alexis Jay, author of the Rotherham abuse report. ‘None of the programmes put in place in Rochdale will make headlines the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Abuse, Misogyny, Racism
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Stepping Hill Nurse To Be Charged With Murders

A nurse is to be charged with murder over the deaths of three patients at Stepping Hill Hospital in 2011.Victorino Chua had been re-arrested in connection with the deaths of Tracey Arden, 44, Alfred Weaver, 83, and Arnold Lancaster, 71, at the hospital ... [Published Sky News - Mar 28 2014]

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Afzal told me: "no community is entirely safe for women and girls. many perpetrators were asian but they did not limit their criminal behaviour to white girls, though many were. in many cases, non-white victims are even more reluctant to report these crimes, in part because of honour and shame issues." Considering that just two meetings in 15 years were held with members of the Pakistani community about child sex abuse, it simply cannot be said that...

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Rotherham, ‘political correctness’ and child pr... [Published Ekklesia - Sep 08 2014]
Nazir Afzal: Rotherham scandal is about male po... [Published New Statesman - Sep 04 2014]
How can the man in charge of child protection s... [Published Telegraph - Sep 04 2014]
Nazir Afzal: ‘There is no religious basis for t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
Nazir Afzal: There is no religious basis for th... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
Cycle of brutal sexual abuse of 1,400 children ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 02 2014]
Nazir Afzal OBE Honorary Graduand speech [Published University of Birmingham - Sep 01 2014]
As a Pakistani woman, I'd welcome a 'racist' po... [Published Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
Rotherham abuse report: protection is what matt... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Stepping Hill Nurse To Be Charged With Murders [Published Sky News - Mar 28 2014]
Despite accusations of a celebrity ‘witch-hunt,... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 06 2014]
CPS maintains 'duty' to charge celebrities desp... [Published Telegraph - Feb 06 2014]
Bill Roache found not guilty of rape and assaul... [Published Telegraph - Feb 06 2014]
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ROTHERHAM, England – It started on the bumper cars in the children’s arcade of the local shopping mall. Lucy was 12, and a group of teenage boys, handsome and flirtatious, treated her and her friends to free rides and ice cream after school. Over time, ...
Despite accusations of a celebrity ‘witch-hunt,... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 06 2014]
LONDON — British prosecutors insist they will continue in their “duty” of putting celebrities on trial despite William Roache becoming the latest high-profile figure to be cleared of historic sex abuse charges. Thursday, the 81-year-old Coronation Street ...
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