Detention of a minor for his own protection – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted July 15th, 2020 in detention, gangs, news, offensive weapons, police, violent disorder, young offenders by tracey

‘The High Court recently dismissed a claim of incompatibility with Article 5 ECHR arising from a detention of a minor for his own protection in the case of Archer v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2020] EWHC 1567 (QB).’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 14th July 2020

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Three men jailed over fatal stabbing of London doorman – The Guardian

Posted March 30th, 2020 in homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

‘Three men have been jailed over the death of a doorman who was stabbed outside a private party in Mayfair, central London.’

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The Guardian, 27th March 2020

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Andre Bent murder trial: Vasilios Ofogeli found guilty – BBC News

Posted March 18th, 2020 in attempted murder, murder, news, violent disorder, wounding, young offenders by sally

‘A 17-year-old boy who stabbed a man to death during a brawl after a rap concert has been convicted of murder.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2020

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Drill rapper Unknown T cleared of murder of student – The Guardian

Posted February 19th, 2020 in homicide, murder, news, offensive weapons, violent disorder by sally

‘Unknown T, until recently one of the brightest prospects in the UK drill scene, has been cleared of murdering a university student at New Year’s Eve party in London.’

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The Guardian, 18th February 2020

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Jay Sewell death: Man and parents jailed for love rival killing – BBC News

Posted January 8th, 2020 in families, murder, news, sentencing, violent disorder, wounding by sally

‘A man who recruited his parents and a group of his friends to kill a love rival has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 7th January 2020

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Rochdale road rage peacemaker’s axe attackers jailed – BBC News

Posted October 21st, 2019 in assault, conspiracy, gangs, news, sentencing, violent disorder, wounding by sally

‘A tree surgeon nearly died in a “barbaric” axe attack when a road rage dispute turned a street into a battleground, a court heard.’

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BBC News, 18th October 2019

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Seven jailed over London ‘free Tommy Robinson’ protest – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2019 in demonstrations, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, violent disorder by michael

‘Seven men were jailed at Southwark Crown Court over the violent disorder in June 2018, which caused injuries to about 20 officers.’

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BBC News, 27th September 2019

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Simon Dobbin: Brain-damaged football fan’s family want law change – BBC News

Posted August 27th, 2019 in assault, medical treatment, news, sentencing, sport, violent disorder by sally

‘The family of a football fan who suffered horrific injuries at the hands of hooligan opposition fans are campaigning for a change in the law.’

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BBC News, 24th August 2019

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Roma hooligan who attacked Liverpool fan Sean Cox jailed for three-and-a-half years – Daily Telegraph

‘A balaclava-clad Italian hooligan who “destroyed” the life of a Liverpool supporter and his family in a “brutal and vicious” attack ahead of a Champions League tie has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th February 2019

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Gang convicted of violent attack which saw corrosive substance squirted at bystanders – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted January 21st, 2019 in hazardous substances, news, sentencing, violent disorder by tracey

‘Nine men have been convicted of carrying out a violent attack which saw a corrosive substance squirted at bystanders trying to stop a street assault.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 18th January 2019

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Gang convicted of violent attack which saw corrosive substance squirted at bystanders – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted November 26th, 2018 in gangs, guilty pleas, hazardous substances, news, violent disorder by tracey

‘Nine men have been convicted of carrying out a violent attack which saw a corrosive substance squirted at bystanders trying to stop a street assault.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 22nd November 2018

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Five men jailed over unprovoked murder of Romanian man stabbed to death in London shopping centre – The Independent

Posted November 8th, 2018 in gangs, murder, news, sentencing, violent disorder, violent offenders, weapons by tracey

‘Five men have been jailed over the murder of a Romanian man who was chased down and stabbed to death in a London shopping centre, just weeks after he moved to the UK.’

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The Independent, 7th November 2018

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Prisoners to get phones in cells in bid to curb violence – BBC News

Posted July 10th, 2018 in human rights, news, prisons, reports, telecommunications, violent disorder by sally

‘Thousands of prisoners will be able to make calls from their cells, as part of government plans to reduce violence and crime in prisons in England and Wales.’

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BBC News, 10th July 2018

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London drill rap group banned from making music due to threat of violence – The Guardian

‘A drill rap group in London has been issued with a court order that bans them from making music without police permission.’

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The Guardian, 15th June 2018

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Ladbroke Grove drill rap machete gang sentenced – BBC News

‘Five gang members who made “drill” music videos glorifying violence have been sentenced after being caught with machetes and baseball bats.’

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BBC News, 11th June 2018

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Three men guilty over assault on Kurdish-Iranian student in Croydon – The Guardian

Posted November 10th, 2017 in grievous bodily harm, news, violent disorder by tracey

‘Three men have been found guilty of taking part in a violent brawl that left a Kurdish-Iranian student with life-changing injuries.’

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The Guardian, 9th November 2017

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Disgraceful conditions at Bedford prison fuelled riot, watchdog finds – The Guardian

Posted October 19th, 2017 in news, prisons, release on licence, reports, sentencing, violent disorder by tracey

‘A riot at Bedford prison that led to two wings being “totally trashed” was fuelled by frustration over “disgraceful conditions” including a failure to provide basic items such as soap, cleaning materials and toilet paper, an official watchdog has concluded.’

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The Guardian, 18th October 2017

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Teenagers convicted of homophobic hate crime – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Three teenagers who pleaded guilty to attacking two passengers on a train because of their sexuality have today been jailed. The three male youths, two aged 16 and one aged 17, were each sentenced to six months in prison at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on 14 September, after admitting violent disorder and, in one case, possession of an offensive weapon.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 14th September 2017

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MoJ launches inquiry after record number of prison suicides in 2016 – The Guardian

Posted January 26th, 2017 in bills, inquiries, mental health, news, police, prisons, suicide, violent disorder by tracey

‘The Ministry of Justice has launched an internal inquiry into the mental health backgrounds of prisoners who killed themselves, as new figures are expected to reveal that 2016 was a record high for self-inflicted deaths across prisons in England and Wales.’

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The Guardian, 25th January 2017

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HMP Birmingham riot shows public and private jails are in crisis – The Guardian

Posted December 20th, 2016 in criminal justice, drug abuse, news, prisons, violent disorder by sally

‘It is no surprise that the prison authorities are closely monitoring every jail in England and Wales for signs of potential unrest after the riot at HMP Birmingham on Friday.’

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The Guardian, 19th December 2016

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