How did the media influence the Cronulla riots?

The Australian news media contribute to the ethnic purification that was originally intended by the Cronulla riots. This reduces mobility among an ‘ethnic other’ in accessing spaces that have been portrayed as ‘racist’ – or, in the case of young Muslims, ‘Islamophobic’.

What caused Cronulla riots?

The riots were triggered by an event the previous Sunday, when an altercation turned physical between a group of youths of Middle-Eastern appearance (referred to as “Lebanese” or “Lebos” by their opponents) and White Anglo-Australian lifeguards on the beach.

What happened on the 4th of December 2005 Cronulla riots?

On 4 December 2005 a fight broke out at North Cronulla Beach between three lifesavers and a group of young Middle Eastern men. Two lifesavers were injured and one was charged with assault. The incident sparked a community backlash and the popular commercial media fuelled a week-long campaign of moral outrage.

Where does the riots occurred in the poem Cronulla beach?

The poet leaves out significant facts and we are supposed in the race riots that occurred in Australia. The poem’s mood is feeling or brooding does not change within the body of work. On the other hand, the poem’s tone is serious for it describes the race riots happened in Australia.

What year was the Cronulla riots?

December 11, 20052005 Cronulla riots / Start date

What percentage of Australians are Anglo?

In the 2016 census, 7.8 million or 36.1% of respondents identified as “English” or a combination including English. As such, it is the largest ‘ancestry’ self-identity in the Australian census.

Are Australians more Irish or English?

In the 2016 Australian census, the most commonly nominated ancestries were: English (36.1%) Australian (33.5%) Irish (11.0%)

How many died during the LA riots?

A total of 64 people died during the riots, including nine shot by police and one by the National Guard. Of those killed during the riots, 2 were Asian, 28 were black, 19 were Latino, and 15 were white. No law enforcement officials died during the riots. As many as 2,383 people were reported injured.

What was the deadliest riots?

1967 Detroit Riots. The 1967 Detroit Riots were among the most violent and destructive riots in U.S. history.

  • 6 Violent Uprisings in the United States.
  • Who started the LA riots?

    1992 Los Angeles Riots
    Building burned during the riots
    Date April 29 – May 4, 1992 (6 days); 30 years ago
    Location Los Angeles County, California, United States
    Caused by Four policemen acquitted of beating Rodney King Killing of Latasha Harlins Racial tension within Los Angeles