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Forty Tamil gangs in London says YouTubed award-winning TV documentary

London 23 February, (Asiantribune. Com): A Sky One TV's award winning TV documentary video grab posted on YouTube reveals that there are no less than 40 Tamil gangs in London. They mostly assault or even torture their victims, who are other Tamils living in London. They use swords, axes and even fishtails on their victims.

The documentary says that these Tamil gangs are a result of Tamil refugee flow to London due to the civil war in Sri Lanka. Tamil migrants bringing their squabbles in their home country to their host country that 'manifests as violent street crimes" is behind gangs' genesis.

In addition social problems due to cosmopolitan nature of London city, and even the 'education' Tamil youth receive through the violent Tamil feature films have contributed to this, according to the documentary, which won an award in March 2006 in BPG Television and Radio Awards.

The camera visits the Wembley Hindu Tample and Manor Park to find out about increasing Tamil violence in London.
The YouTube video grab also includes some London Tamil community members being interviewed by Ross Kemp for the documentary.

Ross Kemp on Gangs is an award-winning documentary series shown on Sky One. It features Ross Kemp as he travels around the world talking to gang members and delving into their world.

Kemp is a British actor who became prominent in his role of "Grant Mitchell" in the BBC TV soap opera EastEnders.

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