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#hate crime

# hate-crime - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

McEntee says planned new hate crime laws will carry more severe penalties
# Hate Crimes
# Hate Crimes

McEntee says planned new hate crime laws will carry more severe penalties

Jul 13th 2022, 4:01 PM 8,278 Views 23 Comments

The new Incitement to Hatred and Hate Crime Bill is planned for the autumn

# hate-crime - Sunday 1 May, 2022

PSNI investigating after man and woman assaulted by three men in North Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PSNI investigating after man and woman assaulted by three men in North Belfast

May 1st 2022, 1:46 PM 10,125 Views 0 Comments

The incident is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.

# hate-crime - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months
# Govt To Do List
# Govt To Do List

Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months

Apr 30th 2022, 8:00 AM 32,556 Views 40 Comments

Hate crime law, remote working and mental health reforms – just some of the priorities for the summer.

# hate-crime - Friday 11 February, 2022

Human Rights Commission calls on Irish government to address legislative gaps on hate crime
# Equality
# Equality

Human Rights Commission calls on Irish government to address legislative gaps on hate crime

Feb 11th 2022, 7:48 PM 7,663 Views 10 Comments

The Commisson said that legislation needs to be strengthened to deal with inequality gaps.

# hate-crime - Friday 3 December, 2021

Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased

Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased

Dec 3rd 2021, 7:45 AM 8,545 Views 16 Comments

At least 14,670 sexual orientation hate crime offences were recorded from January to August 2021 in the UK.

# hate-crime - Monday 29 November, 2021

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago
# Jussie Smollett
# Jussie Smollett

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago

Nov 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 27,874 Views 0 Comments

He was accused in 2019 of orchestrating a hoax racist attack to gain publicity and secure a bigger paycheck.

# hate-crime - Monday 2 August, 2021

Four men arrested in relation to racially-motivated hate crime in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Four men arrested in relation to racially-motivated hate crime in Belfast

Aug 2nd 2021, 6:13 PM 18,303 Views 5 Comments

The offences include aggravated burglary, intimidation, assault, possession of a firearm.

# hate-crime - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

'Don't suffer in silence': Gardaí launch online system for reporting hate crime
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

'Don't suffer in silence': Gardaí launch online system for reporting hate crime

Jul 21st 2021, 3:30 PM 7,302 Views 9 Comments

Gardai said hate crime is significantly under reported in Ireland.

# hate-crime - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Sharing hate speech online to become criminal offence but there will be protections for freedom of speech
# Social Media
# Social Media

Sharing hate speech online to become criminal offence but there will be protections for freedom of speech

Dec 17th 2020, 11:08 AM 27,815 Views 118 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee aims to bring forward new legislation by Easter 2021.

# hate-crime - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime
# Chicago
# Chicago

Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime

Feb 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,140 Views 0 Comments

Smollett was previously charged with lying to police but they were subsequently dropped.

# hate-crime - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Teenage boy arrested over assault at Newbridge train station
# Kildare
# Kildare

Teenage boy arrested over assault at Newbridge train station

Feb 6th 2020, 5:58 PM 23,365 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

# hate-crime - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'Brutal attack': Gardaí treating serious assault at Newbridge train station as possible hate crime
# Kildare
# Kildare

'Brutal attack': Gardaí treating serious assault at Newbridge train station as possible hate crime

Feb 1st 2020, 2:08 PM 80,504 Views 55 Comments

The incident occurred just after 6.30pm yesterday evening.

# hate-crime - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Gay MP says she'll report matter to police after unionist Lord Maginnis allegedly called her a 'queer'
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Gay MP says she'll report matter to police after unionist Lord Maginnis allegedly called her a 'queer'

Jan 9th 2020, 4:23 PM 36,551 Views 93 Comments

SNP MP Hannah Bardell has said she considered the alleged utterance to be a “hate crime”.

# hate-crime - Monday 2 December, 2019

Ireland is failing to meet its obligations regarding hate crime, report says
# Hate Speech
# Hate Speech

Ireland is failing to meet its obligations regarding hate crime, report says

Dec 2nd 2019, 2:03 PM 8,248 Views 30 Comments

The report was written as an alternative to previous hate crime reports submitted to the United Nations.

# hate-crime - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus

Nov 28th 2019, 6:02 PM 11,502 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place in May this year.

# hate-crime - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
# Shift The Hate Away
# Shift The Hate Away

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 34,011 Views 137 Comments

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

# hate-crime - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech
# Racism
# Racism

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 1:12 PM 17,185 Views 64 Comments

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

# hate-crime - Friday 18 October, 2019

Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise
# Assault
# Assault

Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise

Oct 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 14,317 Views 66 Comments

The Department is putting out a public consultation in the coming weeks on the issue.

# hate-crime - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí
# Racism
# Racism

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí

Oct 9th 2019, 1:11 PM 22,854 Views 104 Comments

The Garda Commissioner said gardaí want to encourage victims to report these incidents to them.

# hate-crime - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime
# Texas
# Texas

Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime

Aug 4th 2019, 7:35 AM 56,964 Views 81 Comments

The suspect wrote about the “Hispanic invasion” of Texas online.

# hate-crime - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Police no longer believe Tyrone war memorial damage was deliberate
# Coagh
# Coagh

Police no longer believe Tyrone war memorial damage was deliberate

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 1:02 PM 17,460 Views 17 Comments

The monument pays tribute to people from the area who died in World War I and World War II.

# hate-crime - Sunday 18 November, 2018

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack
# Gareth Thomas
# Gareth Thomas

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack

Nov 18th 2018, 5:56 PM 87,051 Views 61 Comments

“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.

# hate-crime - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down

Nov 8th 2018, 4:30 PM 26,925 Views 64 Comments

Two men have been released on bail.

# hate-crime - Monday 5 November, 2018

Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video

Nov 5th 2018, 6:19 PM 20,219 Views 44 Comments

Footage of a group of people laughing while a model of the tragic tower burns has gone viral.

# hate-crime - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it
# Report
# Report

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it

Jul 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,478 Views 54 Comments

A new report identifies “serious gaps” in Ireland’s hate crime laws.

# hate-crime - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack
# Francis Timmons
# Francis Timmons

Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack

Dec 12th 2017, 12:44 PM 33,289 Views 58 Comments

The upsetting attack comes a week after a video of a man shouting homophobic abuse outside Francis Timmons’s home was posted online.

# hate-crime - Monday 14 August, 2017

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
# Xenophobia
# Xenophobia

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014

Aug 14th 2017, 10:56 PM 8,940 Views 118 Comments

President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.

# hate-crime - Friday 28 July, 2017

Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time
# Policing With Pride
# Policing With Pride

Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time

Jul 28th 2017, 9:18 PM 9,810 Views 24 Comments

The PSNI hope to highlight the issue of hate crime through their attendance.

# hate-crime - Monday 3 July, 2017

Man who attacked Muslim woman in crowded shopping centre jailed
# Sunderland
# Sunderland

Man who attacked Muslim woman in crowded shopping centre jailed

Jul 3rd 2017, 9:43 PM 35,476 Views 111 Comments

The woman had been shopping with her son.

# hate-crime - Friday 30 June, 2017

'If this was a white person .. It'd be all over the news': Muslim acid attack victim speaks out
# London
# London

'If this was a white person .. It'd be all over the news': Muslim acid attack victim speaks out

Jun 30th 2017, 12:21 PM 32,953 Views 99 Comments

The pair were attacked with acid while sitting in their car.

# hate-crime - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train
# Oregon
# Oregon

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train

May 28th 2017, 1:12 PM 31,777 Views 42 Comments

A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.

# hate-crime - Monday 17 April, 2017

Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime
# Coalisland
# Coalisland

Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime

Apr 17th 2017, 12:51 PM 21,598 Views 38 Comments

The victims sustained cuts and bruises as well as possible facial fractures in the attack.

# hate-crime - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot
# Antrim
# Antrim

Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot

Apr 13th 2017, 7:55 AM 12,566 Views 12 Comments

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

# hate-crime - Monday 3 April, 2017

Five charged after 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker at London bus stop
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Five charged after 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker at London bus stop

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:17 PM 9,563 Views 0 Comments

Police said the teenager’s condition was “serious but stable and is not believed to be life-threatening.”

# hate-crime - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:59 AM 15,448 Views 29 Comments

A 17-year-old boy sustained serious head injuries in the attack.

# hate-crime - Friday 10 March, 2017

Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London

Mar 10th 2017, 5:33 PM 8,916 Views 57 Comments

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

# hate-crime - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot

Mar 5th 2017, 12:15 PM 15,308 Views 26 Comments

Recently, South Asians have been on edge after a deadly shooting in a suburban Kansas City bar that the FBI is investigating as a hate crime.

# hate-crime - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'
# Kansas
# Kansas

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'

Feb 26th 2017, 5:09 PM 18,292 Views 39 Comments

India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.

# hate-crime - Friday 24 February, 2017

British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media
# Sean Creighton
# Sean Creighton

British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media

Feb 24th 2017, 2:54 PM 15,589 Views 98 Comments

Evidence against Creighton included an image of Hitler posted online alongside the message “kill the Muslims”.

# hate-crime - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Jan 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 22,469 Views 27 Comments

Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.

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