Member of the European Parliament and leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage said that Europe has “suffered from moral cowardice” on Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.
“It isn’t just France. it’s happening right across Europe. We’ve got no-go zones in most of the big French cities. We’ve been turning a blind eye to preachers of hate that have been coming here from the Middle East and saying things, for which the rest of us would be arrested in parts of Northern England. We’ve seen a sexual grooming scandal of underage girls committed by Muslim men in the majority, and for all of these things we’re seeing the law not being applied equally. We’re seeing the police forces not actually doing their job because we’ve suffered from moral cowardice” he stated.
Farage then laid out examples of this cowardice, saying “In the United Kingdom there have been tens of thousands of female genital mutilations that have been carried out. Despite that, there has not yet been a single prosecution for anybody for carrying out FGM. We even a few years ago had some quite clear examples where the immigration services were actually allowing women to come into Britain from Pakistan and elsewhere to join polygamist marriages, something that is against our law. So wherever you look, wherever you look, you see this blind eye being turned. And you see the growth of ghettos where the police and all the normal agents of the law have withdrawn. And that is where Sharia Law has come in.”
Farage also expressed a lack of confidence in his fellow politicians in Europe, report “I gave a speech here today in the European Parliament with the leaders of all the big European parties, and I said this, I said ‘for us to improve things in the future, first we have to atone and recognize the mistakes of the past.’ And I was met with a wall of silence. So, now they just don’t get it.”
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