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Controversial far right group using tragic Halesowen schoolgirl for its own agenda

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CONTROVERSIAL far-right pressure group Britain First has been using murdered Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins death to further its own agenda, the News can reveal.

The group, which pushes a radical anti-immigrant agenda, included a picture of Christina in a Facebook post under the headline “British victims of religious and racial murders – don’t they deserve the same media recognition as Stephen Lawrence.”

At no point in the investigation, trial or reviews into Christina’s killing has there ever been a suggestion there was a racial or religious motive for her attack.
Stephen Lawrence was the black student whose murder in London in 1993 which led to the McPherson Report into racism in the police and is widely believed to be a touchstone case in racial violence in Britain.

Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP James Morris, who met the tragic Leasowes High School pupil’s family after her killing…

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