This is what happens when you open your door and arms to people who simply have an incompatible culture and belief system to our own beliefs and culture of inclusion, acceptance and democracy.
The funny thing is that it is happening to Labour, who are usually the first to claim the moral high ground.
Jeremy Corbyn last night faced calls from women activists to launch an inquiry into a ‘campaign of misogyny’ waged by Muslim men in Labour.
Ahead of the party leader’s speech to the Association of Labour Councillors today, Muslim women told the BBC they had been shut out of standing for office. They accused the party of turning a blind eye to sexist discrimination.
Muslim Women’s Network UK sent a letter to Mr Corbyn, demanding an inquiry into what it said was ‘systematic misogyny displayed by significant numbers of Muslim male local councillors’.
Shaista Gohir from Muslim Women’s Network UK said: ‘These men have a cultural mindset, which they’ve brought from India, Pakistan Bangladesh…they operate a braderi male kinship system and they’ve brought the system here, what I call an old boys network.
‘They don’t want women to be empowered. Why? Because we will then challenge the status quo, challenge misogyny. Read more »