London Riots In England

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London Riots “If you are old enough to commit these crimes, you are old enough to face the punishment ”, said David Cameron, the prime minister of the UK, after the horrific situation in London. Thank you for coming here ladies and gentlemen, my name is Abdulla I am 18 years old, and it is an honor for me to represent my home country: Denmark. The occurring of the recent riots in London is an absolutely horrific and lawless situation without any clear justification, and it is sad that some human being would ever consider doing something like that to their fellow citizen. But the most essential thing we must be thinking and asking about is; what might have started these riots? And what can we do as parents and as politicians to prevent similar…show more content…
The cops did not notify his family any further or provide a very convincing version of his death . Why did these riots actually occur? Some people are saying that it might be people who are expressing their anger and frustration against the government. The rate of unemployment in England has been increased , which means a high amount of people do no not have any jobs, and therefore they cannot provide for their family and themselves in the end, and it might be an issue about inequality, as there also is in England; “Income inequality in Britain is historically high”. Lots of young people between the ages of 16 and 24 are now out of work “with one in five people between the ages of 16 and 24 now out of work ”, and that is a major problem we immediately should take into consideration. It is about a young generation who is curious that they actually would not be able to have the same living standards as their parents, and therefore it is resulting in these riots. Otherwise, something refers to the bad environment of the teenagers that also might have started these riots. Children who are born and raised in families where they did not have any chance in learning the right from wrong, could definitely explain the anger they are expressing, and the punishment we are paying for. It is without a doubt something deeper than just teenagers who are expressing their anger, something we should be…show more content…
“Parents do not care where their children are or whom they are with and what they are doing ”, we are facing a generation of young, bored and undisciplined children who have not received the affection and care from their parents, as they probably should. The children’s morals, values and discipline are in the hands of their parents, and at the end the parents are just as responsible as the kids. We need a system that draws a clear and heavy line between right and wrong, and as the prime minister also said: “If you are old enough to commit these crimes, you are old enough to face the punishment”, and with that he means that you should take the consequences and the punishment for your own actions, no matter of your age. But just imprisoning young kids would probably alone not solve the problem. We must get involved, and ask for the parents of the kids, and let them get involved in what their children are doing. In the end discipline is one of the keywords, we need more discipline from the parents and the schools. Let us all be a part in making this country a better place to live

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