The Yorkshire Post says: Inhumanity of grooming gang. Abuse victims as young as 11 – what lessons should be learned?
Yet it is to the immense personal credit of the victims that they not only came forward, but had the fortitude to withstand a tortuous legal process and bravely relive their ordeal in court, in order to finally bring the perpetrators of these vile crimes to justice.
Previously published by the Yorkshire Post:
Huddersfield grooming gang: 20 men found guilty of child sex abuse in Leeds Crown Court trials
SIXTEEN members of a child grooming gang have been given jail sentences totalling more than 200 years over the sexual exploitation of school girls in Yorkshire. Four others are awaiting sentence after being convicted of offences in a trial which ended earlier this month.
Huddersfield grooming gang: Independent review will examine whether authorities failed young victims
Kirklees Council has commissioned Professor Mark Peel, former Professor of Social Work at the University of Leicester, to conduct an independent review of historic cases of child sex abuse in the town, Director of Children’s Services Steve Walker announced outside Leeds Crown Court today.
Huddersfield grooming gang: How young girls were exploited and raped in car parks, a snooker centre and a takeaway
Victims were often trafficked to isolated moorland areas or to parties where their drinks would be spiked so they would be “rendered senseless”
‘Why Tommy Robinson owes Huddersfield grooming gang victims an apology’
He did so under the auspices of being a champion of the people, effectively duping those who follow him into believing editors like me were covering up these repugnant crimes.