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The Rotherham Horror

Posted on | August 27, 2014 | 68 Comments

Imagine if more than a thousand girls, some as young as 11, were sexually exploited by members of a fundamentalist religious cult. Now imagine that authorities refused to act to stop this heinous abuse of young girls because of their fear of offending public opinion.

Except you don’t have to imagine this. It actually happened.

And the fundamentalist religious cult? Yeah: Islam.

called ‘racist’ prevented social workers from
rescuing up to 1,400 mostly white girl children
from sexual abuse and exploitation by
Muslim sex ‘grooming’ gangs in just one town!

That headline at Bare Naked Islam is rather inflammatory, but it’s difficult to describe this story in a way that is non-inflammatory. If you have even the slightest shred of human decency in your soul, this is a story that will make you scream bloody murder. Donald Douglas has this (slightly) less inflammatory headline at American Power:

Sex Abuse Ignored in Britain: 1,400 Girls
Raped by Muslim Sex-Trafficking Gangs
as Police Feared ‘Racism’ Accusations

Fear is a powerful incentive. Severe legal and social sanctions against the expression of “racism” have had the effect in England, as in the United States, of making it impossible to speak honestly about race relations. The situation in England is doubly difficult, because so many of their racial minorities — immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, etc., whom the British call “Asians” — are also Muslims.

Americans are often shocked when their own opposition to radical Islam is called “racism,” because Islam is a religion, not a race. In England and much of Europe, however, the racial and religious categories overlap to such a degree as to be nearly indistinguishable. Christianity has so declined in secularized Europe that the fact their burgeoning immigrant population is Muslim is less obvious than the fact the immigrants are brown-skinned, and so “racism” is the accusation commonly leveled against European critics of the cultural jihad. Fear of being branded “racist” therefore paralyzed officials in Rotherham, England:

The sexual abuse of about 1,400 children at the hands of Asian men went unreported for 16 years because staff feared they would be seen as racist, a report said today.
Children as young as 11 were trafficked, beaten, and raped by large numbers of men between 1997 and 2013 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, the council commissioned review into child protection revealed.
And shockingly, more than a third of the cases were already know to agencies.
But according to the report’s author: ‘several staff described their nervousness about identifying the ethnic origins of perpetrators for fear of being thought racist’.
Professor Alexis Jay, who wrote the report, condemned the ‘blatant’ collective failures by the council’s leadership, concluding: ‘It is hard to describe the appalling nature of the abuse that child victims suffered.’
The landmark report which exposed widespread failures of the council, police and social services revealed:

  • Victims were doused in petrol and threatened with being set alight, terrorised with guns, made to witness brutally-violent rapes and told they would be the next if they spoke out;
  • They were raped by multiple perpetrators, trafficked to other towns and cities in the north of England, abducted, beaten and intimidated;
  • One victim described gang rape as ‘a way of life’;
  • Police ‘regarded many child victims with contempt’;
  • Some fathers tried to rescue their children from abuse but were arrested themselves;
  • The approximate figure of 1,400 abuse victims is likely to be a conservative estimate of the true scale of abuse.

The lack of reports was partly down to a fear of being racist, Prof Jay wrote, as the majority of the perpetrators were described as ‘Asian men’, and many were said to be of Pakistani origin.
One young person told the inquiry that ‘gang rape’ was a usual part of growing up in the area of Rotherham where she lived. . . .
The failures happened despite three reports between 2002 and 2006 ‘which could not have been clearer in the description of the situation in Rotherham’. . . .
Teachers reported seeing children as young as 11, 12 and 13 being picked up outside schools by cars and taxis, given presents and mobile phones and taken to meet large numbers of unknown men in Rotherham or other local towns and cities.

You can read the whole thing at the Daily Mail. If this story sounds rather familiar to regular readers, it’s because I reported on a quite similar story from Derbyshire nearly four years ago:

That “rape gang” story in 2010 exposed the shocking extent of what can only be described as cultural decadence in England. In most cases, the young white girls who are exploited are from what used to be called the “working class,” but who are in fact part of the Welfare Class. People in America who complain about welfare are accused of racism because of the mental association — welfare = “inner city” = black — that is a common stereotype.

Yet every problem caused by welfare policies in America, which we mentally associate with “inner city” blacks, is also evident among the white “inner city” population of England. The population of Great Britain is about 95% white, and England’s lower-class welfare-mooching ghetto scum are no less demoralized and crime-prone despite the fact that they are also overwhelmingly white.

Everything you might say about “inner city” culture in America can be applied to the lower-class whites in Great Britain who have been morally corrupted by their cradle-to-grave welfare system. Unwed motherhood, educational failure, drug addiction, violent thuggery — white people are entirely capable of these things, once they succumb to the self-pitying slothful dependency of welfare culture.

Our provincialism prevents Americans from recognizing what this means in terms of our own welfare policies, simply because no American can criticize welfare without being suspected of racism. Political correctness creates this helpless confusion, a confusion that is every bit as dangerous as the attitudes which prevented authorities in Rotherham from doing something about the dreadful exploitation of lower-class white girls — mere girls, some of them as young as 11 or 12 — by rape gangs of young Muslim men. Of course, American feminists who hector us about “rape culture” on college campuses won’t say a word about this story.

Feminism’s alliance with the Democrat Party implicates them in the welfare culture that enables the sexual exploitation of young girls. If you’re waiting for feminists to demonstrate their intellectual integrity, you’ll be waiting until Hell freezes over.

Read Professor Alexis Jay’s 153-page report,
“Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual
Exploitation in Rotherham (1997 – 2013)”



68 Responses to “The Rotherham Horror”

  1. Mike Rogers
    August 28th, 2014 @ 7:33 am

    Less danger in Saudia Arabia then, when western power was respected, than in the British Midlands today, when even the law is not respected.

  2. Mike Rogers
    August 28th, 2014 @ 7:38 am

    Let us call Islam what it is – a depraved cult started by a depraved man, which we allow to spread at our peril.
    It is a cancer, and it must be stamped out.
    First order of business – a tax on muslims for being in Western countried, and a ban on Mosque construction or repair until Christians EVERYWHERE are given full protection under the law.

    I acknowledge that there are good people who believe it is a religion of peace – I just say to them that they haven’t seen the whole picture yet.

  3. bet0001970
    August 28th, 2014 @ 9:55 am

    If you put them in gen-pop, it IS a death sentence. And the state doesn’t have to pay for it.

  4. bet0001970
    August 28th, 2014 @ 10:00 am

    Oh. My. God.

    These people need to be charged with obstruction and collusion.

  5. grambo1776
    August 28th, 2014 @ 10:45 am

    perhaps….and having bubba do to them what they were doing to little kids might be justice….ok you convinced me…but 17 years is still to short.

  6. bet0001970
    August 28th, 2014 @ 11:11 am

    It’s not like they’re gonna make it to 17 years. Hell, it’s not like they’re gonna make it to 17 days.

  7. bet0001970
    August 28th, 2014 @ 11:20 am

    The more I read about this story, the sicker I get. The police and child services didn’t just ignore these children. They actively covered up for the perpetrators. They actively destroyed evidence in order to cover up the criminal activity of these monsters. They actively colluded in the conspiracy to pervert justice and violate the rights of these victims. They actively committed accessory to child rape after the fact. And they don’t think they did anything wrong.

    I want to vomit.

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  10. ThePaganTemple
    August 28th, 2014 @ 12:57 pm

    Okay, admittedly I skimmed through this pretty fast, but so far I’ve missed any information on who the victims might be, other than they are children. Are they Muslim, or are they Angle? If they are white, there is probably going to be hell to pay. If they are themselves members of the Islamic community, then sad to say it won’t be seen as that big a deal. That’s just how “those people” are.
    As far as I’m concerned, the perpetrators should be hung by their heels in the public square and ignited with gasoline, regardless of the racial, ethnic, or religious make-up of the victims..

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    August 28th, 2014 @ 9:50 pm

    Both have been mastered as tools to be used to wreck families and standard of living. Keep us fighting with each other so we don’t see the real atrocities being inflicted on the human race. Same as Darwinism/evolution and stopping prayer in schools , religious Holiday. Sick, and boy are we a bunch of fat lazy slobs who don’t care whats happening to our life, freedom and children’s futures.

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  16. Michael Ejercito
    August 30th, 2014 @ 11:17 pm

    Then they need to be killed.

  17. Wombat_socho
    August 30th, 2014 @ 11:48 pm

    Scarcely a month goes by without some horror story in the Indian or Filipino press about the way their citizens are treated by the Saudis.

  18. Wombat_socho
    August 30th, 2014 @ 11:50 pm

    There was a deliberate Labour Party policy of encouraging immigration from Pakistan.