UK: CPS ‘blinded by political correctness’ dropped sex-selective abortion case, government aide reveals


Hannah Summers, Camilla Turner, The Telegraph
11 November 2016

The Crown Prosecution Service failed to secure what could have been the first conviction for sex-selective abortion after dropping a case amid fears of "political correctness", a government aide has revealed.

Mandy Sanghera, a human rights activist who advises the government on how to tackle honour-based violence, told the Daily Telegraph how prosecutors failed to pursue a case involving an Asian woman whose family forced her to have an abortion, for fear of being labelled racist.

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Source: The Telegraph