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England rioters in their own words

Anti-police sentiment was a significant factor in the summer riots in cities across England, according to a major study on the causes of the unrest.

The study by London School of Economics and the Guardian newspaper involved interviews with 270 rioters. Of those interviewed, 85% cited anger at policing practices as a key factor in why the violence happened.

Four consecutive nights of looting and arson in August left five people dead and more than 4,000 suspects arrested.

The Guardian's Paul Lewis reports for Newsnight.

Broadcast on Monday 5 December 2011.

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