BBC news chief denies charge over alleged naming of Rotherham child sex abuse victim

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A BBC news chief has appeared in court to deny naming a Rotherham child sexual abuse victim. Arif Ansari (43), head of news at BBC Asian Network, pleaded not guilty at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday). He was charged with … Continue reading

BBC news chief in the dock over alleged naming of Rotherham child sex abuse victim

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A BBC radio channel’s head of news has appeared in court over a news report in which a Rotherham child sex abuse victim was allegedly named. Arif Ansari was charged under the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 in relation to … Continue reading

BBC Asian Network – Yorkshire Muslim girl speaks of grooming ordeal

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Yorkshire Muslim girl speaks of grooming ordeal By Shabnam Mahmood A report has lifted the lid on the sexual exploitation of at least 1,400 children in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, by gangs of men who were predominantly of Pakistani … Continue reading