A Labour MP has claimed she shared a sick message telling Rotherham sex abuse victims to ‘shut up for sake of diversity’ by accident.
The post read: “Those abused girls in Rotherham and elsewhere just need to shut their mouths. For the good of diversity.”
Ms Shah, 43, later deleted the retweet and unliked the post and her spokesman claimed it was simply an “accident”.
He told The Sun: “This was a genuine accident eight days ago that was rectified within minutes. To suggest otherwise is absolute nonsense.
“Her record speaks for itself. Naz has been working for over 20 years on the issues of child abuse, violence against women and grooming, which is well documented.”
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However, critics condemned Ms Shah, with Equality and Human Rights Commission chief executive Rebecca Hilsenrath saying she “should know better”.
She said: “We need to keep the victims of these horrific crimes at the heart of the debate and always remember that diversity is not served by silence.”
Ms Shah, a British-born Muslim, was last year suspended by Labour for anti-semitic posts.
In one post she compared Israeli policies to those of Hitler and wrote: “The Jews are rallying.”
She later apologised for her posts, blaming her anti-semitism on “ignorance”.
The Bradford West MP’s actions come a week after Labour frontbencher Sarah Champion was forced to resign for writing an article in The Sun about Pakistani sex gangs.
Ms Shah described the article as “irresponsible”.