Monday, March 30, 2015

UK: Rochdale MP Takes Flak for Flying Pakistani Flag Above Town Hall

It has been a difficult year for Pakistani men in Rochdale and a number of other English cities. Members of the community have been handed significant jail terms for systematically grooming and raping young children over the course of many years. Clearly mindful of the upcoming election and the powerful voting bloc that could see him returned to his seat, present Rochdale member of parliament Simon Danczuk took the opportunity last week to celebrate Pakistan day, enjoying a photocall outside town hall with a number of his constituents. He was apparently even involved in having the Pakistani flag flown atop the magnificent millstone grit Victorian town hall. Proudly he posted a photograph of the event on Twitter:

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