Mark Duggan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28682/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 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