On Monday, BBC News reported that "twelve teenagers have been charged with the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed at Victoria Underground station on Thursday. Seven other youths have been bailed by police. Three boys and one girl who were arrested on Monday in connection with the murder remain in custody." Class War offered the following comment;
There is little else that needs to be said.Once again, the working class are turning on each other. The mainstream media is sure to continue to paint young people, living in deprivation, poverty and insecurity as flaming demons, who need to be locked up for their own good...
We all are well aware of the outcomes that will achieve! Fucked up, bitter, abused, neglected, raped and exploited in the four walls that should protect us from them...
In the mean time, capitalism continues to rob young people from experiences that will build character, sense of belonging and identity. Forcing the working class to seek identity in senseless gang violence.
Let’s get rid of the root causes of our youth losing respect for life,
Let’s rid the world of politicians, capitalism and religion.
Let’s give your youth HOPE.
Let’s give our youth ANARCHY.