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Complainant Name:
Lord Ahmed

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Mail on Sunday


Lord Ahmed complained to the Press Complaints Commission that an article reporting on the grooming of girls by Asian men contained inaccuracies and distorted his views.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the publication of the following clarification, in addition to the amendment of the online article:

Lord Ahmed

Further to our article of January 30 (Grooming of girls by Asian gangs fuelled by unhappy arranged marriages to cousins), Lord Ahmed has asked us to make clear that the phenomenon of Asian men preying on vulnerable young girls is not only by men from Pakistan, and nor are the victims always white. We are happy to set the record straight.

Date Published: 20/04/2011

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