The IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Commission) has apologised to Mark Duggan’s family for “wrongly” telling the media he had fired at police before he was shot dead in 2011. Via BBC News The Independent Police Complaints Commission’s chair Dame Anne Owers met the family of Mr Duggan on Tuesday. The IPCC said it would look into how “police responded to intelligence”. It also promised to interview some “key witnesses” who had previously declined to speak and those whose accounts were “inconsistent with other […]
Via BBC News Tottenham MP David Lammy has said he refused to attend a vigil for Mark Duggan because he did not want to share a platform with “anarchist groups”. He told The Andrew Marr Show he did not want to appear with “people that don’t accept that a jury laboured and reached a decision”. Up to 500 people gathered at Tottenham Police Station on Saturday. On Wednesday, an inquest jury concluded Mark Duggan was lawfully killed when he was shot dead […]
Via BBC News Mark Duggan, whose death sparked riots in England in 2011, was lawfully killed by police, an inquest jury has concluded by a majority of 8 to 2. The 29-year-old was shot dead by armed officers in August 2011 in Tottenham, north London. Following the inquest at the Royal Courts of Justice, his aunt Carole Duggan said her nephew had been “executed”. Mr Duggan’s brother Shaun Hall said: “We still fight for justice.” There were angry scenes outside the courts, […]
This time last year London literally went up in smoke after police fatally shot 29-year-old Mark Duggan. Check out The Community Channel’s London 360 special The London Riots One Year On. The documentary features broadcaster Eddie Nestor, rappers Rodney P, Ty, Sway and Choice FM’s Kojo.
It started with a peaceful protest yesterday afternoon after local man Mark Duggan (29) was shot and killed by police on Thursday night. People were demonstrating peacefully outside Tottenham police station because up until this point the police had refused to communicate with the man’s family and answer their questions. However it then descended in to violence when mindless goons decided to hijack the peaceful protest, took advantage of the situation and proceeded to destroy businesses, people’s homes, set fire to vehicles […]