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because a protest is not a crime and if you mix the two you protest is illegitimate and you just a criminal that needs the full weight of the law against them
Originally posted by HumanPLC
Im curious why you say that this is nothing to do with protests, yes they are committing criminal acts but why cant a criminal act be considered a form of protest.edit on 9/8/11 by HumanPLC because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Methusalem969
What’s the difference between the situation in London after the shooting by police of Mark Duggan, and the situation in Tunis, after the Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire on December 17, 2010, in protest of the confiscation of his wares and the harassment and humiliation that he reported was inflicted on him by a municipal official?
Are we going to see a no-fly zone over England? May be a UN.- backed intervention to support the ‘rebels’ will take place soon in England?
Originally posted by torsion
Originally posted by JonoEnglish
I never thought I'd see this in our Country.
edit on 9-8-2011 by JonoEnglish because: (no reason given)
We've had it before. Maybe not on this widespread scale but Google PC Blakelock. He was a police officer who was macheted to death by rioters in 1985 in Tottenham, London.
Also look up the Moss Side riots in Manchester of 1981. Shops burned and looted, police stations besieged, policeman shot with crossbow. Three days and nights of mayhem.
Manchester could get hit tonight. The yobs will think that the extra 10,000 police officers shipped into London will mean less coppers defending other areas.
Originally posted by pepsi78
You and I agree, it is always the fault of the people behind the show, they made this happen.
Originally posted by infinite
reply to post by Methusalem969
You, sir, ##SNIP##to compare what happened in Tunisia to London. Let's not forget, the man shot dead by police also shot at the police first.
Originally posted by NadaCambia
Nobody rates the Cricket bat anymore?
Originally posted by Merigold
reply to post by TheLastStand
I hear you, you're pissed off, the legacy left to you is #. This is not the way to fix it, this only plays into the very hands which you want to cut off!
You must fight the urge to cause wanton destruction because it will NOT fix anything.