Category Archives: riots

Flashback: the 1995 Full Sutton prisoner’s strike

On 10th May of this year, prison officers across the UK walked out¬†(more info) against plans to raise their pension age. The issues around this are too much to go into here, but Phil Dickens of Truth, Reason & Liberty¬†recently … Continue reading

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Crap Sentence of the Week

Okay, so it’s still only Thursday, but hopefully even the British legal system won’t be able to top this until the weekend’s done. Though I wouldn’t put money on it. Regardless, in the finest SchNEWS tradition, it’s time for… Crap … Continue reading

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Political sentencing, vindictive evictions

As the flames die down from the riots of last week, the backlash has begun, already moving swiftly to not only punish but humiliate and ruin the lives of those involved – and those who weren’t. A few of the … Continue reading

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The riots

The last few days have seen scenes of rioting through London following the killing of a man, Mark Duggan, by police. The riots erupted following a demonstration in Tottenham on Saturday 6th August demanding answers from the police about what … Continue reading

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