On the Scene Footage: London Riot

August 08, 2011

On Saturday, demonstrations in Tottentam, reportedly in response to the death of a young man earlier in the week, turned to riots in the northern London town that spread to other parts of the region during the course of the weekend. A reported 160 people were arrested.

Some have taken an artistic approach, like this time-lapse set to music of the fires overnight in the area:

The majority of the clips are raw footage of the riots themselves and its aftermath. The clips below show the scene Saturday and Sunday in Tottenham as well as Brixton and other locations:

(Use the arrows to navigate between videos or watch them all here.)