Birmingham riots

Birmingham riots

melee resulting from civil rights demonstrations (1963). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 585–586]
See: Riot
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Mr Jahan, 54, who runs the Haroon Jahan Foundation named after his son who died in the Birmingham riots of 2011, said: "It's gone on for a good few years.
During the 2011 Birmingham riots a St Etienne revolver - used by the French military in 1892 - was fired at the West Midlands Police helicopter outside the Barton Arms, Newtown.
AFATHER who became a national symbol of peace after losing his son in the Birmingham riots has repeated a call for a public inquiry six years on from the tragedy.
ACRIMINAL investigation into the deaths of three men in the Birmingham riots was mishandled, according to a report by the independent police watchdog.
He starts by looking at the election season of 1960 and how a new voice for civil rights emerged at that time, how in 1961 the Kennedy brothers pressed for voting rights and desegregating, how in 1962 the Kennedy White House handled the national crisis of integration with a focus on the Mississippi school-system, and how the Birmingham riots affected Robert Kennedy in 1963.
Summary: The father of one of the men who died during the Birmingham riots has appealed for calm
The three young men were hit by a car as they were protecting local businesses from looters during last summer's Birmingham riots - sparking a wave of anger.
A YOUNG Coventry woman drove off with a haul of clothes from the Birmingham riots - after travelling to the city out of "curiosity".
"I was first inspired by Tariq Jahan, who asked for calm the day after losing his son during the Birmingham riots last year - he was a great role model for anyone and he certainly helped to inspire me."
LOSS Shahzad Ali and Abdul Musavir OUTBREAK Birmingham riots
Erum Gilani presented national songs accompanied by the children of Pakistan High Commission and Allama Iqbals famous Dua Lab Pe Ati Hay Duawas also rendered on the occasion and dedicated to the Pakistani victims of Birmingham riots. Zarina Wajid Hasan wife of the High Commissioner Wajid Shamsul Hasan distributed gifts among young children.
Gwyndy, now a Grade II listed building, also provided David Lloyd George with a 'safe house' after he escaped from what became known as the Birmingham Riots.

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