Tariq Jahan, whose son Haroon was killed in the London riots, has gained Britain's ear with his dignified but urgent pleas for calm.
The British public is asking why it took so long for the government to authorize the use of weapons like rubber bullets against rioters. But it is unclear how effective they will be in quelling the riots.
Ireland unites in protest against violence as police begin crackdown on dissident groups.
Irish politicians from all sides reject any backsliding toward violence.
British and Irish leaders condemned the shootings of the two British soldiers, who were bound for Afghanistan.
Sir Hugh Orde also warns that threat from dissident Irish terrorists is highest in five years.