Tuesday, 9 August 2011

"London riots were about race" - Telegraph.

K. Birbalsingh
"Why ignore the fact?"
Google photo closeups feature a few white guys but the dead gunman, Mark Duggan and most of the crowd were black.
Birbalsingh had asked a police officer what percentage of gun crime involved blacks.  The man, who had been addressing school kids about the Trident program, turned pink.
"He explained that about 80 per cent of gun crime took place in the black community. I smiled uncomfortably. But no, he said, it was worse than that. Then he told me that 80 per cent was black on black gun crime, and that of the remaining 20 per cent about 75 per cent involved at least one black person: black shooting white, or white shooting black. I pushed to know more. While he kept saying his stats were crude and he didn’t have scientific numbers, on the whole the whites who were involved in these shootings tended to be from Eastern Europe.
    Was any of this ever mentioned in their presentation? Of course not. Just like the news about the Tottenham riots doesn’t mention race either".
Update: "Get it real, black people! Get real! Do it for a cause. If we’re fighting for a cause, let’s fight for a fucking cause!"       And at the same link:  Turkish shopkeepers drive rioters off with bats and poles. "Who needs the police?"
Update from Sun:  Publishes lots of photos and ask for help with ID.  Some faces aren't 'black'.
Update from Big Journalism: Media Ignores Racial Element of London Riots

UK riot survival gear on Amazon. Forget trail mix, think bats.
Flash networks are a force multiplier.  and an update from the Wall Street Journal:  "Technology has empowered all sides in this skirmish: the rioters, the vigilantes, the government and even the ordinary citizens eager to help".
Purple People - For riot control and honest elections.

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