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Is there a racial element to abuse by sex gangs?

Two ringleaders of a sex abuse gang in Derby are facing indefinite prison sentences for what the judge called a "reign of terror" on young schoolgirls.

It is the latest in a number of prosecutions that are being held up as "evidence" that Asian gangs - specifically men of Pakistani heritage - represent a particular threat to young British girls today which is not being confronted, due to a misguided sense of political correctness.

Former Home Secretary Jack Straw tells us British Pakistani men often see white girls as "easy meat" for sexual abuse.

Jackie Long has been looking at an issue rife with controversy and conflicting views.

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