Death of Mark Duggan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28681/all en Briton guilty of giving gun to riots death man http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/briton-guilty-giving-gun-riots-death-man <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A man was found guilty on Thursday of supplying a gun to the victim of a fatal shooting by police in 2011 that sparked Britain's worst riots in a generation.</p> <p>Kevin Hutchinson-Foster was convicted of passing the weapon to Mark Duggan, 29, just 15 minutes before Duggan was shot in the chest in Tottenham, a deprived area of north London.</p> <p>Local protests against Duggan's death amid rumours that he was unarmed swiftly escalated into a wave of violence across London and other major English cities that left five people dead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/briton-guilty-giving-gun-riots-death-man" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death of Mark Duggan England riots Mark Duggan Mark Duggan AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:30:30 +0000 5741777 at http://www.globalpost.com Jail for Briton who gave gun to riots death man http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/jail-briton-who-gave-gun-riots-death-man <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A drug dealer who supplied a gun to the man whose shooting by police sparked riots which ripped through English cities in 2011 was jailed for 11 years on Tuesday.</p> <p>Kevin Hutchinson-Foster, 30, was found guilty at London's Old Bailey court in January of giving Mark Duggan the gun just minutes before he was shot dead by police.</p> <p>The death of 29-year-old Duggan in the north London district of Tottenham on August 4, 2011 led to local protests amid rumours that he was unarmed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/jail-briton-who-gave-gun-riots-death-man" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death of Mark Duggan England riots Human Interest Mark Duggan AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:16:08 +0000 5767365 at http://www.globalpost.com Police killing that led to UK riots was lawful, jury says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140108/police-killing-led-uk-riots-was-lawful-jury-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A British inquest jury concluded Wednesday that police acted lawfully in shooting a man dead in 2011, prompting an angry reaction two years after his death sparked nationwide riots.</p> <p>The family of suspected gang member Mark Duggan shouted obscenities at jurors after the verdict, while police said reinforcements were ready to deal with any fresh unrest.</p> <p>The 29-year-old father of six was gunned down after police stopped the taxicab in which he was travelling in Tottenham, north London, in August 2011.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140108/police-killing-led-uk-riots-was-lawful-jury-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death of Mark Duggan Disaster England riots Juries Law Mark Duggan Politics AFP Thu, 09 Jan 2014 03:17:30 +0000 6038494 at http://www.globalpost.com Armed police to wear cameras after fatal London shooting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/armed-police-wear-cameras-after-fatal-london-shooting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Armed police in London will wear video cameras to record their actions, the force said as it sought Thursday to calm tensions over the inquest into the fatal shooting of a man by firearms officers.</p> <p>Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe was due to meet with community leaders to discuss Wednesday's inquest verdict that the 2011 killing of suspected gangster Mark Duggan was lawful.</p> <p>Duggan's family reacted with fury to the verdict and vowed to continue fighting for justice for the father of six, whose death sparked nights of rioting across English cities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/armed-police-wear-cameras-after-fatal-london-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death of Mark Duggan English law Law Mark Duggan Social Issues AFP Thu, 09 Jan 2014 11:19:13 +0000 6038797 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain PM appeals for calm after police killing verdict http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/britain-pm-appeals-calm-after-police-killing-verdict <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime Minister David Cameron appealed Thursday for a calm response after an inquest found that a man was lawfully killed by police in an incident that sparked Britain's worst unrest for decades.</p> <p>Cameron said he hoped people would respect the "proper" judicial process in the case of Mark Duggan and welcomed the stance taken by the dead man's aunt Carole, who said she wanted "no more violence".</p> <p>Relatives of the 29-year-old alleged gangster plan to hold a vigil in Tottenham, north London, at the weekend and there are concerns that the event could spark unrest.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140109/britain-pm-appeals-calm-after-police-killing-verdict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death of Mark Duggan England riots Mark Duggan United Kingdom AFP Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:46:43 +0000 6039059 at http://www.globalpost.com Vigil held for death that led to English riots http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140111/vigil-held-death-led-english-riots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Several hundred demonstrators rallied outside a London police station Saturday to condemn an inquest which found that police lawfully shot dead a man in 2011, in a killing that sparked nationwide riots.</p> <p>They condemned the "perverse" jury verdict returned on Wednesday, on the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot after armed police stopped the taxicab he was in as it travelled through Tottenham, north London, in August 2011.</p> <p>The jury found Duggan had a gun in the taxi but did not have it in his hand when the fatal shot was fired, having thrown it onto some nearby grass.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140111/vigil-held-death-led-english-riots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death of Mark Duggan England riots Mark Duggan Mark Duggan AFP Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:01:20 +0000 6040864 at http://www.globalpost.com Vigil held for death that sparked English riots http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140111/vigil-held-death-sparked-english-riots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Several hundred demonstrators rallied outside a London police station Saturday to condemn an inquest which found that the killing of an armed man by an officer in 2011 was lawful, a shooting that sparked nationwide riots.</p> <p>They condemned the "perverse" jury verdict returned on Wednesday over the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot after armed police stopped the taxi he was in as they trailed it through Tottenham, north London, in August 2011.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140111/vigil-held-death-sparked-english-riots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death of Mark Duggan England riots Mark Duggan Social Issues AFP Sat, 11 Jan 2014 23:01:03 +0000 6040908 at http://www.globalpost.com