Four years ago, riots tore through English cities in the wake of the police shooting of Mark Duggan. As RT’s William Njobvu finds, an uneasy relationship continues to fester between the police and public, which could see violence flare again.
On August 4, 2011, Mark Duggan was killed in Tottenham by the police. Four years on, the Duggan family are still seeking justice for Mark. But the officers involved were cleared of ‘any wrongdoing’ and it was eventually ruled that Mark’s murder was ‘lawful.’
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