Grooming victim fear over Coronation Street courtroom error

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Child sexual exploitation victims may fear coming forward after a courtroom sketch of a grooming victim was shown in Coronation Street, it is feared. The character Bethany Platt, 16, is at the centre of a grooming storyline. The soap showed … Continue reading

Brave Muslim lawyer who dared to speak out about misogyny in his own community is banned from making a keynote speech

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Brave Muslim lawyer who dared to speak out about misogyny in his own community is banned from making a keynote speech Nazir Afzal barred from making speech Society of Asian Lawyers ball in October  He was widely praised for his … Continue reading

Nazir Afzal says UK muslim groups are distorting the truth

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British Islamic groups are undermining fight against terror by peddling ‘myths’ about Prevent campaign, says top Muslim lawyer Nazir Afzal said Cage and Prevent Watch were ‘distorting’ the truth about Prevent He slammed the Muslim Council of Britain for ‘not addressing’ radicalisation … Continue reading

‘Myths’ by Muslims hit Prevent campaign to fight terror

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Islamist groups blamed for undermining police Islamist groups in Britain are undermining the fight against terrorism by peddling “myths” about the government’s key anti-radicalisation policy, according to the country’s most prominent Muslim lawyer. Nazir Afzal, a former chief crown prosecutor, … Continue reading