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'Asians have been getting everything since Oldham riots'

Steven Rhodes was sentenced to nine months in prison for his role in the Oldham riots 10 years ago.

He describes the situation prior to the riots and says that since then the Asian population have been getting new houses and new schools, while white areas remain deprived.

Watch Catrin Nye's film in full on Newsnight on Thursday 26th May 2011 at 2230 BST on BBC Two, then afterwards on BBC iPlayer and the Newsnight website.

Listen to The Oldham Riots: 10 Years on at 1800 GMT on Thursday 26th May 2011 on BBC Asian Network.


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