British Imam denounces political correctness in Islamic sex case

The Imam of an Oxford mosque, Dr. Taj Hargey, had some harsh words to say about members of an Islamic sexual exploitation ring and the culture that refuses to look at it.

But apart from its sheer depravity, what also  depresses me about this case is the widespread refusal to face up to its hard  realities.

The fact is that the vicious activities of  the Oxford ring are bound up with religion and race: religion, because all the  perpetrators, though they had different nationalities, were Muslim; and race,  because they deliberately targeted vulnerable white girls, whom they appeared to  regard as ‘easy meat’, to use one of their revealing, racist phrases.

Indeed, one of the victims who bravely gave  evidence in court told a newspaper afterwards that ‘the men exclusively wanted  white girls to abuse’.

But as so often in fearful, politically  correct modern Britain, there is a craven unwillingness to face up to this  reality.

Commentators and poli-ticians tip-toe around  it, hiding behind weasel words.

We are told that child sex abuse happens ‘in  all communities’, that white men are really far more likely to be abusers, as  has been shown by the fall-out from the Jimmy Savile case.

One particularly misguided commentary argued  that the predators’ religion was an irrelevance, for what really mattered was  that most of them worked in the night-time economy as taxi drivers, just as in  the Rochdale child sex scandal many of the abusers worked in kebab houses, so  they had far more opportunities to target vulnerable girls.

‘As so often in fearful, politically correct modern  Britain, there is a craven unwillingness to face up to the reality that their  actions are tied up with religion and race’

But all this is deluded nonsense. While it  is, of course, true that abuse happens in all communities, no amount of  obfuscation can hide the pattern that has been exposed in a series of recent  chilling scandals, from Rochdale to Oxford, and Telford to Derby.


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