Posts Tagged ‘Hackney’

2 years ago today: Hackney and Brixton Riots

2 years ago today: Hackney and Brixton Riots

More photos, some previously unpublished, from the August 2011 riots. After Tottenham, riots and looting spread across London. Stretching in to the second and third days and nights, I covered the disorder on the Pembury Estate in Hackney, where several photographers – including myself – were assaulted. And in Brixton where I witnessed looted and […]

11 months ago in Hackney

11 months ago in Hackney

11 months ago I felt like I was running for my life. The 8th August 2011 brought a third night of rioting and looting to London. After Tottenham on the 6th and Enfield on the 7th, on the 8th I was in Hackney. On Ellingfort Road a sports car was set alight. A bus was […]