Brixton riots

Brixton riots

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  • Brixton riot (1995) — The Brixton riots of 1995 began on December 13 after the death of black 26 year old, Wayne Douglas, in police custody. Trouble broke out after what had been a peaceful protest outside the Brixton Police Station where the death occurred. With… …   Wikipedia

  • Brixton riot (1981) — The Brixton riot of April 11, 1981 was one of the most serious riots in London, UK, of the 20th century. The riot resulted in almost 279 police injuries and 45 members of the public were injured; [… …   Wikipedia

  • Brixton murals — The Brixton murals are a series of murals by local artists in the Brixton area, in London, UK. Most of the murals were funded by Lambeth Council and the Greater London Council after the Brixton riots in 1981.The murals portray politics, community …   Wikipedia

  • Brixton — a district of south London, England. It is well known as one of the most multicultural parts of London, with large communities of Afro Caribbean people, and smaller communities from many European, African and Asian countries. In the early 1980s… …   Universalium

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  • Brixton riot (1985) — The Brixton riot (sometimes known as uprising ) of 1985 started on 28 September in Brixton in South London. It was sparked by the shooting of Dorothy Cherry Groce by police while they were seeking her son Michael Groce in relation to a suspected… …   Wikipedia

  • Brixton — 51° 27′ 47″ N 0° 06′ 22″ W / 51.463, 0.106 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • riots and civil disobedience —    Civil disobedience occurs when a person or group feels morally compelled to publicly break the law, usually without using violence, and is prepared to face the full consequences of the legal system. It is considered justifiable if the law is… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

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