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    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime...-a3596146.html

    The two men were attacked in Bethnal Green, East London at 7pm today (Tuesday)
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    this would not happen in America... they would be sent to Old Sparky
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    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime...-a3593881.html
    A former gang member who attacked victims using acid has told Evening Stndard that the reason these attacks are happening is because there is no punishment for just carrying acid, unlike a knife and it's hard to tell whether someone is carrying acid since it's usually kept in a water bottle. The punishment for an acid attack is also lower than for a stabbing attack. It seems like we need to have tougher penalties for acid attacks and for carrying acid.
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    Need to reform the law on carrying acid, immediately, and have a good old-fashioned clear out of these London ghettos/gangs :yy:
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    Acid attacks are now part and parcel of London's diverse vibrant urban culture.
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    How many more victims will there be until changes to the law are made?
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    London is actually a sh*thole.
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    As a foreigner (coming from the U.S. where we have insanely high gun crime violence), I see these reports of the number of attacks in just London, is averaging 3 a week. When did this sort of thing first start happening. I had thought it was terror related, and of course, it may very well be. But I'm seeing that 80% of the criminals doing this are White males, so is this racial terrorism? The social media comments in the article are very troubling:

    http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/0...064824392.html
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    I would tie those attackers to a chair and pour acid over their faces. This country's criminal justice system is pathetic.
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    (Original post by luq_ali)
    As a foreigner (coming from the U.S. where we have insanely high gun crime violence), I see these reports of the number of attacks in just London, is averaging 3 a week. When did this sort of thing first start happening. I had thought it was terror related, and of course, it may very well be. But I'm seeing that 80% of the criminals doing this are White males, so is this racial terrorism? The social media comments in the article are very troubling:

    http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/0...064824392.html
    I don't trust that source.

    It's one of those " look, not all Muslims do it " kind of statements.

    I think the stress of living in London causes people to snap. The anger, the jealousy, the hate, the pressure, the rent, and this is the end result.
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Need to reform the law on carrying acid, immediately, and have a good old-fashioned clear out of these London ghettos/gangs :yy:
    Why not look into why someone would do it in the first place ?

    A rival gang attack ?

    Sexually rejected ?

    Drug rivals attacking each other ?
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    (Original post by luq_ali)
    As a foreigner (coming from the U.S. where we have insanely high gun crime violence), I see these reports of the number of attacks in just London, is averaging 3 a week. When did this sort of thing first start happening. I had thought it was terror related, and of course, it may very well be. But I'm seeing that 80% of the criminals doing this are White males, so is this racial terrorism? The social media comments in the article are very troubling:

    http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/0...064824392.html
    The short answer is the work to identify the motives for the attacks is only now being done. We don't know why these attacks are being committed. We don't even know whether the attacks reported in the press are typical of acid attacks or the exception. For example, strangers murderering children is a very rare crime but attracts a disproportion amount of publicity when it occurs.
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    (Original post by r3035)
    A rival gang attack?
    Clear out the gangs, institutionalise (boot camp) the (fatherless) kids, deport the crims

    Sexually rejected?
    Relationship education, counselling, male mentoring, and social services

    Drug rivals attacking each other ?
    As above + shut down the drugs networks
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    I really hope the laws are improved in regards to this soon, it's worrying how many attacks there have been lately.
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Clear out the gangs, institutionalise (boot camp) the (fatherless) kids, deport the crims

    Relationship education, counselling, male mentoring, and social services

    As above + shut down the drugs networks

    If we have to teach people throwing acid on others is not a good idea, something has gone seriously wrong in society.

    Maybe these people are more prone to psychopathic genes and thoughts and cannot be rehabilitated or changed or become better people.
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    (Original post by r3035)
    something has gone seriously wrong in society
    :congrats:

    these people are more prone to psychopathic genes and thoughts and cannot be rehabilitated or changed or become better people
    First part is true, second part? Not so much
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    (Original post by Justin.Reid2000)
    I would tie those attackers to a chair and pour acid over their faces. This country's criminal justice system is pathetic.
    I agree.Sentences for crimes in this country are so weak,and prison tends to harden rather than reform criminals.Just a complete joke.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    this would not happen in America... they would be sent to Old Sparky
    Their gangs use guns instead.
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    another attack yesterday

    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime...-a3601026.html

    I think it happens in London more because of the extreme poverty/wealth gap and pressure of having no money in London.
    People snap and resort to violent crime.
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    I don't think the issue is with the surge in acid attacks. This only highlights the weak sentencing for every single crime, causing crime to rise. Not to mention the state of our prisons.
    We need change!
 
 
 
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