UK's arrested youth look for their voice

Al Jazeera talks to some of the youths affected by the riots.

    Hundreds of people in London have been charged with robbery, arson and violent disorder, but some of those arrested say they were just in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    While some analysts point to the economic situation as a contributing factor, police say the rioters and looters come from all social backgrounds.

    Others allege it is the way young people are perceived by the authorities that have left them so angry.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The number of Muslims in South Korea is estimated to be around 100,000, including foreigners.

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.

    Zimbabwe: What's happening?

    Zimbabwe: What's happening?

    Situation tense as thousands march in Harare to call for Robert Mugabe's resignation days after military takeover.