UK: Police top dog excuses lack of FGM convictions by saying “there are many nuances to this crime”
No, Balhatchet, there is only one “nuance,” and you and I and Theresa May and all of Britain knows what that one nuance is: the people who practice female genital mutilation are Muslims, and you don’t want to offend them, and so you don’t prosecute FGM cases. It really isn’t any more “nuanced” than that, although you will batter your interlocutors with all manner of bafflegab to try to cover up that fact.
“Police Commander on Lack of Female Genital Mutilation Convictions: ‘There Are Many Nuances to This Crime,’” by Jack Montgomery, Breitbart, January 19, 2018:
The police commander tasked with tackling female genital mutilation has excused the lack of convictions for the crime by saying it has “many nuances”.
Ivan Balchatchet, the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s lead on ‘honour’ violence, female genital mutilation, and forced marriage, was responding to a letter from Jonathan Nicholas, a writer who served as a frontline police officer for 30 years, asking why there has yet to be a single conviction for FGM despite tens of thousands of recorded cases since it was criminalised in 1985.
“Thank you for your letters received dated 10th October 2017 and 12th January 2018 [sic],” wrote Balhatchet.
“May I apologise for the tardiness in my response, you can appreciate that as the National Policing Lead for this portfolio the need to prioritise resources to tackle all forms of Honour-Based Abuse, including Female Genital Mutilation. This includes working with both statutory and non-governmental organisations, in ways to prevent FGM and protect girls and women.”…
“There are many nuances to this crime type, which even third-sector charitable organisations, do not claim to share a nexus with your rationale of concerns for the lack of successful prosecutions [sic].”
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