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London’s Burning: Reflections of a Night of Madness – by Guest Writer Peter Apps

Maybe when the smoke clears away I‘ll feel different. Once the glass is swept up, the CCTV footage examined and the political points scored. I’m writing this in East London. For the last six hours, I’ve been listening to sirens … Continue reading

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London: Where the Streets Have no Shame

Following the controversial shooting of 30-year-old Mark Duggan by the armed police from the specialist firearms unit C019 in Tottenham on Thursday night and the ensuing rumours that the Duggan was not killed in self-defence but in the face at … Continue reading

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LONDON RIOTS – by Almaz Ohene

Mark Duggan, whose fatal  shooting by police on Thursday 4th August sparked the disturbances, used Blackberry Messenger to send his last message to his girlfriend, Semone Wilson, 29, writing: “The Feds are following me.”   On the afternoon of Saturday … Continue reading

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