2011 England riots

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Event.png 2011 England riots (civil unrest) Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Date6 August 2011 - 11 August 2011
Description5 nights of unrest which followed the killing of Mark Duggan by the Metropolitan Police.

The 2011 England riots saw some of the deadliest violence in Britain of the 21st century.

What happened?

The riots broke out after the police shooting of Mark Duggan, a man from Tottenham. Most of the violence was in London, but also spread to other cities. For 5 days, England saw rioting, looting, arson, robbery, assault and murder.


Related Documents

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Austerity Fascism is Comingwebpage8 June 2010Paul Joseph Watson
Document:Neoliberal Riots and the Possibility of Politicswebpage10 August 2011William Wall
Document:Riot Fever as a Symptom of Systemic Failurewebpage9 August 2011Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
Document:Riot cleanup or Riot whitewash?webpage10 August 2011Sofia Himmelblau
Document:Riots and the Underclasswebpage12 August 2011Alexander Cockburn
Document:The London Riots in Historical Perspectivewebpage11 August 2011Ashley Dawson
Document:The forbidden truth is an insurrection in Britainarticle18 August 2011John PilgerAn alternative perspective on the UK London Riots from an author unafraid to make the obvious connection between the England riots and the rampant culture of corruption and greed in the UK Establishment.
Document:Violence at the Edgewebpage9 August 2011Illan rua Wall