They will not be charged with racial offences even though their victims were white.
Eight men were due in court this morning following a police probe into the alleged grooming of young girls.
All of the suspects, from Rochdale, were charged late last night with conspiracy to commit penetrative sexual activity with a female under 16 years.
The men are ;
Abdul Rauf, 42, of Darley Road;
Liaqat Shah, 40, of Kensington Road;
Adil Khan, 41, of Oswald Street;
Qamar Shahzad, 29, of Conisborough
Mohammed Sajid, 34, of Jepheys Street;
Mohammed Ikhlaq, 31, of Clover Hall Crescent;
Mohammed Amin, 44, of Failinge Road
Abdul Aziz, 40, of Armstrong Hurst Close.
The men were due before magistrates in Rochdale today.