Hit Parade

Ratnesar, Romesh
October 2000
New Republic;10/09/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 15, p54
Focuses on the violence that occurred during the Notting Hill Carnival in London, England. Presence of many drunk Londoners in the street during the parade; Number of stabbing, assaults, arrests and other crimes reported during the public party; Documents leaked by disgruntled police officers revealing that law enforcement authorities had suggested that officers avoid making arrests; Claim of lefty politicians that the police were using race to shift blame for the violence; Solution suggested by the office of Mayor Ken Livingstone after reviewing the carnival.


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