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Sajid Javid criticised for ‘Asian paedophile’ tweet

Sajid Javid, (Photo: REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Home secretary Sajid Javid has courted controversy for tweeting about “Asian paedophiles.” Javid was tweeting about the case of grooming gang in Huddersfield that abused and raped girls as young as 11. Javid tweeted: “These sick Asian paedophiles are finally facing justice. I want to commend the bravery of the victims. For too long, they were ignored. Not on my watch. There will be no no-go areas.” MPs and human rights activists have rebuked Javid for the tweet that highlighted the perpetrators’ ethnicity. Labour MP David Lammy said Javid’s tweet could result in ethnic minorities being targeted. “Sajid Javid has…

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