UK authorities under fire for abuse failings

Officials in the English city of Rotherham are accused of burying evidence of child abuse by gangs.

    Revelations that authorities in the UK town of Rotherham did little to prevent the abuse of children by organised gangs, has caused widespread public outrage.

    An independent report said up to 1,400 children were abused by gangs of predominantly Pakistani origin between 1997 and 2013.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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