In pics: What happened after the London riots

India | | August 15, 2011, 7:39 pm
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As citizens and the police joined hands - millions of messages urged the good work on.

As citizens and the police joined hands - millions of messages urged the good work on.

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Honest declarations against the hatred and plunder filled a wall full of post-it's.

Honest declarations against the hatred and plunder filled a wall full of post-it's.

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The men were run over by a car during the riots.

The men were run over by a car during the riots.

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A sign outside a candy store says it all - no one was going to mourn any longer.

A sign outside a candy store says it all - no one was going to mourn any longer.

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Shops were reopened and those who suffered too much loss got along to repair their lives.

Shops were reopened and those who suffered too much loss got along to repair their lives.

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A woman mourns the loss of lives at the site where three men were run over amidst the riots.

A woman mourns the loss of lives at the site where three men were run over amidst the riots.

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David Cameron promised his people that he would crack down hard on the rioters.

David Cameron promised his people that he would crack down hard on the rioters.

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A man writes down his message for Britain. London is waking up again.

A man writes down his message for Britain. London is waking up again.

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Even before peace was restored, residents took up brooms to clear the wreckage.

Even before peace was restored, residents took up brooms to clear the wreckage.

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Walls were filled with personal messages encouraging one and all to gather up the pieces and start afresh.

Walls were filled with personal messages encouraging one and all to gather up the pieces and start afresh.

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A boy puts flowers on the sign for the three men killed protecting their petrol pump.

A boy puts flowers on the sign for the three men killed protecting their petrol pump.

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After the city burned for 3 nights and days, London bounced back on it's feet. Some looting and rioting was not going to get them down!

After the city burned for 3 nights and days, London bounced back on it's feet. Some looting and rioting was not going to get them down!

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A group collects to pray for the men at the street where they were killed.

A group collects to pray for the men at the street where they were killed.

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A promise fulfilled as social media and television came together to make pictures of rioters available to the public so as they could help the police.

A promise fulfilled as social media and television came together to make pictures of rioters available to the public so as they could help the police.