13. May, 2018


"Young people are killing each other because of a complex combination of factors rooted in inequality, austerity and prejudice: where children from broken homes are kicked out of school and left to fend for themselves on the streets; where victims and perpetrators come from the same claustrophobic communities in which opportunities are scarce and where life is so tough and blinkered that small disputes swiftly escalate into deadly bloodshed. These deaths are testimony, not to a society that cannot hunt down the coke barons, but to one that appears incapable and even unwilling to help its most vulnerable young people."

Over the past few days, the media has been warning us that Albanian gangsters are fuelling the rise in violent crime on Britain’s streets. It is claimed that this…