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Fascists try to whip up racism

Issue No. 2354

The British National Party and the English Defence League have exploited grooming.

These racists claim police don’t pursue Asian perpetrators because of “political correctness”.

But a report last year showed that Asian men were more likely to be overrepresented in figures for abusers, not underrepresented.

And the stop and search figures expose the lie that police hold back from arresting Asian men.

Asians are twice as likely as white people to be stopped and searched by the police. They make up 7.4 percent of all prisoners but only 5.5 percent of the population.

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