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    They shot and killed the London Bridge attackers and the Westminster attacker, so why not this guy?
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    (Original post by desaf1)
    They shot and killed the London Bridge attackersnand the Westminster attacker, so why not this guy?
    He was subdued.
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    Because he was already restrained and he wasn't running around with a knife, duh. A kinda get the impression that some people are secretly happy that this attacked happened, just so now they can be like ohhh white people are terrorists too!
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    Erm because police only shoot at people running around with guns and knives and not a -now harmless- terrorist? They have to act within the law and cannot just kill people as they are not the ones who choose their punishments
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    Probably because he wasn't armed. I don't know all the details, but we're pretty strict with when we can shoot someone in the UK. The have to be putting a person in immediate danger I think.
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    Dont act like this was an issue, shooting is when they cant subdue- he was already subdued- good now id like to see him rot in a cell his whole life
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    (Original post by desaf1)
    They shot and killed the London Bridge attackersnand the Westminster attacker, so why not this guy?
    Because he was already captured by the time the police arrived. Would you like them to have shot him when he posed no risk?

    The Westminster attacker did pose a risk because he had a knife which he proceeded to kill people with.

    The London bridge attackers had knives and were killing people plus they were also wearing suicide vests.

    Spot the difference?
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    My mother, a Muslim, asked the same question.

    She, too, was (perhaps subconciously) looking for a non-existent double standard.
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    You sound as though you'd probably like Syria.
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    The Westminster attacks involved three men running around with knives while wearing what appeared to be suicide vests. The police were not going to **** around when presented with such a threat.

    This guy had been restrained and presented no immediate risk so they arrested him. The default position of the police is to arrest suspects, not kill them.
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    because he had been subdued before hand.
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    Because he's white obviously. If it was a Muslim they'd have killed him. Islamophobia is on the rise and this guy won't even be labeled as a terrorist. If it was a Muslim there would be non stop round the clock coverage declaring it to be an act of terror. They will just say that he was mentally ill or something.

    There, I gave you the answer you obviously want.
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    because this isn't America
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    It has nothing to do with the fact he's white.
    He was already restrained beforehand, end of.
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    The somali g's were about to lynch the waste until the imam told them to stop, he got off lucky. I would've sparked him with the mandem
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