‘We Want Justice’: Prime Minister Forced to Flee as Londoners Protest Deadly Fire

‘We Want Justice’: Prime Minister Forced to Flee as Londoners Protest Deadly Fire

“People should be held to account,” said Labour MP David Lammy

In the wake of the deadly fire that devastated residents of London’s Grenfell Tower—a fire believed to have been caused in part by government neglect and design flaws stemming from an effort to make the building look nicer to appease the wealthy—hundreds took to the streets on Friday to demand swift action from the British government.

Prime Minister Theresa May was close to the scene, but she soon had to be “rushed away under heavy police guard” as protesters chanted “May must go!” and “Shame on you!” Reuters reported.    

Chants of “We want justice!” rang out as Londoners made their way into Kensington town hall, where they demanded answers from those responsible for ensuring the maintenance of building safety standards.  [Read more]

 

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  • NADIRA UK  On June 18, 2017 at 3:19 am

    The prime minister is a cold horrible woman . The poor immigrants to include babies have died an unimaginable death in Hellish conditions. Bum bum bole

  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On June 18, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    To be poor in this world is to become easily disposable 😦

    • NADIRA UK  On June 18, 2017 at 5:19 pm

      Some of the women who died were bullied and persecuted by the authirity for reporting the state of the block
      .poor people have perished in this awful tragedy . I thought this happened in 3rd world country . How can god let this happen to his children . Life is so cruel

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