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The London Riots: Who is responsible?

Whatever else can be said about Mr Duggan’s death, there was a distinct failure of Police to communicate with his family. That a protest concerning this was hijacked by rioters seems to be a difficult thing for anyone to have predicted. Once it was … Continue reading

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Duggan did not fire on the Police.

Link to BBC Reporting cited at the end of this piece. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14449675  Sunday 7-8-11, 7:35pm The Guardian’s crime correspondent, Sandra Laville, reports: “The bullet which was found lodged in the radio of one of the officers at the scene is still … Continue reading

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The London Riots, Semi-Organised Gang Robbery

Are the  London Riots, Organised? I am in two minds over this question, I find I have a suspicion that though initially it was an opportunistic hijack of a peaceful protest in Tottenham, that over subsequent nights that the more … Continue reading

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Truth, Confusion, Grief and the Tottenham Riot.

It struck me in the wake of the shootings and bombing carried out by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway that the anti-Islamists were quick to muddy the waters. Posts rapidly appeared to say he was not a Christian, he was not right … Continue reading

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