Rochdale Grooming case revisited- Who will address ‘Generation Sex’?

No community will accept the grooming of girls for sex. It is also not a time to point figures at victims and go through a blame game. What right minded, thinking individuals should be doing is questioning the values upon which society is built and how from here they plan to safeguard those under their protection.

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Rotherham Grooming Case- Who is responsible?

By Majed Iqbal- The news of cases of grooming young and underage girls for sex by Asians in Rotherham has re-invigorated the same debate surrounding the role of race in sexual crimes. It was back in 2012 when Nine Asian men from Rochdale were sentenced to a total of 77 years in Jail for grooming young […]

Debate Night- “Grooming” on Ummah Channel

I was invited onto Debate Night on Ummah channel, a UK based Satellite Network, to discuss the topical issue of Grooming and sexual exploitation. Check out  the Grooming Section on my Blog for more discussions on the issue

COMMENT: EDL calls for ‘Burning Quran’ in Rochdale Rally

 By Majed Iqbal- This weekend saw the English defense League pouring into Rochdale to protest against what they believe was underlying cultural issues which saw 9 men convicted last month for grooming under-age girls for sex. EDL visited last year too in March, voicing concern over the same issue. But this time it was different. […]

EDL’s ‘Rochdale Grooming’ Demo- HOW should the Community Respond?

By Majed Iqbal- Over a year ago, the English Defence League (EDL), a racist and Islamoophobic national outfit with links to the terrorist Anders Brevik, who murdered hundreds in Norway, marched into Rochdale. In March 2011, EDL took senior Politician’s, Jack Straws words as Gospel when he stated that some men in the Pakistani community “view […]

ASIAN EXPRESS ARTICLE- New arrests made in second Rochdale sex Grooming case

Read my article written for the Asian Express Newspaper, on the Rochdale Sex grooming Case analysing the issues surrounding the story which have made national headlines. YORKSHIRE EDITION-  Click here to read Online NATIONAL EDITION-  Click here to read Online

BBC Big Questions Appearance on EDL and Grooming

I participated on BBC’s ‘Big Questions’ earlier in April this year, a flagship program which addresses current issues from a moral, ethical and religious angle. Hosted by famous anchor Nicky Campbell, the episode focused on 2 topics. My Comments were on the first topic which was – “On the weekend that the EDL and far-right […]

GROOMING CASE- BBC North West Interview

Watch my interview on BBC North west aired on 08/05/2012, commenting on the Grooming of White girls by Pakistani men in Rochdale.

ASIAN IMAGE- ‘Rochdale Grooming’ Verdict

By Majed Iqbal- A gang of men from Rochdale who preyed on young girls for sex have been sentenced earlier today. Nine out of the eleven  who were arrested and put on trial were convicted for the crimes. The high-profile case brought much media attention and was immediately turned into a race and a religious […]

Ummah Channel Appearance- “Child Grooming Cases”

I was invited onto the Debate Night Show on the British TV satellite Station “Ummah Channel” to discuss recent cases of convictions of Pakistani men in Child grooming cases. I was joined by Panel Guests Iqbal Banna Najam Sheikh Both guests had participated in a recent report by CEOP on the issue which looked into […]