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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# hate crime

This month
September 2023
Attack on lesbian couple in Dublin city called "shocking" by judge
A garda told the court that the incident had been recorded as a hate crime.
'Terrifying' burglary carried out by masked men in north Belfast being treated as hate crime
The residents of the property had to barricade themselves into their bedroom after the men smashed their windows in.
Last month
August 2023
PSNI treating damage caused to goal posts used by East Belfast GAA as a hate crime
Part of the goal posts and nets used by East Belfast GAA on the Henry Jones Playing Fields in Castlereagh appear to have been torched in the incident.
This year
2023
Police in the North investigating arson attack on Aontú rep's car as 'sectarian hate crime'
Sharon Loughran has called on local community leaders to use their ‘influence to stop this shocking violence on the 12th of July’.
PSNI investigating placement of a picture of the Taoiseach on loyalist bonfire as a ‘hate crime’
‘What happened in burning the flag of our neighbouring state and burning the poster of Leo Varadkar was wrong’, said the DUP leader today.
Controlled explosions carried out on devices found wrapped in Pride flags in Portrush
The PSNI said they are treating the incident as a hate crime.
Attack on woman in Derry being investigated as hate crime by PSNI
The victim was left with bruising on her chest and arms, and other injuries.
'Nasty assault' on 12-year-old boy in Derry being investigated as a 'sectarian hate crime'
The boy was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which included a concussion.
US synagogue shooter goes on trial four years after gunning down 11 worshippers
In a filing earlier this year, prosecutors said Bowers “harboured deep, murderous animosity towards all Jewish people”.
Spain arrests seven over Vinicius racism incidents
La Liga has been engulfed in a racism scandal after the Real Madrid player was subjected to racist taunts during Sunday’s 1-0 defeat at Valencia.
Harris takes aim at Elon Musk and Donald Trump Jr during defence of Govt's hate speech bill
There have been concerns raised about Section 10 of the proposed legislation by the ICCL.
Two men charged following report of sectarian hate crime in Northern Ireland
The incident happened in the Ashleigh Crescent area of Lurgan on Sunday.
Last year
2022
Gardaí take part in European operation targeting online content from far-right and terrorist groups
The operation took place on 15 December and involved 14 countries.
New laws on hate speech includes provision to protect freedom of expression, says minister
Government has been called on to ensure new laws comply with principles of proportionality and necessity.
Police in the North treat graffiti aimed at actor James Nesbitt as a hate crime
The actor recently delivered a keynote address at an Ireland’s Future event in the 3Arena.
Desecration of wreaths and tributes at site of Co Down atrocity condemned
18 British soldiers were killed at Narrow Water in an IRA bomb attack in 1979.
Gardaí investigating 'hate motive' in masked man's confrontation with Clonmel Pride march
Saturday’s march was part of the third ever Clonmel Pride Festival.
McEntee says planned new hate crime laws will carry more severe penalties
The new Incitement to Hatred and Hate Crime Bill is planned for the autumn
PSNI investigating after man and woman assaulted by three men in North Belfast
The incident is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.
Remote working, Garda body-cams, vape laws: Some of the Govt priorities for the coming months
Hate crime law, remote working and mental health reforms – just some of the priorities for the summer.
Human Rights Commission calls on Irish government to address legislative gaps on hate crime
The Commisson said that legislation needs to be strengthened to deal with inequality gaps.
All time
Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased
At least 14,670 sexual orientation hate crime offences were recorded from January to August 2021 in the UK.
Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago
He was accused in 2019 of orchestrating a hoax racist attack to gain publicity and secure a bigger paycheck.
Four men arrested in relation to racially-motivated hate crime in Belfast
The offences include aggravated burglary, intimidation, assault, possession of a firearm.
'Don't suffer in silence': Gardaí launch online system for reporting hate crime
Gardai said hate crime is significantly under reported in Ireland.
Sharing hate speech online to become criminal offence but there will be protections for freedom of speech
Justice Minister Helen McEntee aims to bring forward new legislation by Easter 2021.
Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime
Smollett was previously charged with lying to police but they were subsequently dropped.
Teenage boy arrested over assault at Newbridge train station
Gardaí are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
'Brutal attack': Gardaí treating serious assault at Newbridge train station as possible hate crime
The incident occurred just after 6.30pm yesterday evening.
Gay MP says she'll report matter to police after unionist Lord Maginnis allegedly called her a 'queer'
SNP MP Hannah Bardell has said she considered the alleged utterance to be a “hate crime”.
Ireland is failing to meet its obligations regarding hate crime, report says
The report was written as an alternative to previous hate crime reports submitted to the United Nations.
Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus
The incident took place in May this year.
LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.
'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech
The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.
Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise
The Department is putting out a public consultation in the coming weeks on the issue.
'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí
The Garda Commissioner said gardaí want to encourage victims to report these incidents to them.
Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime
The suspect wrote about the “Hispanic invasion” of Texas online.
Police no longer believe Tyrone war memorial damage was deliberate
The monument pays tribute to people from the area who died in World War I and World War II.
16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack
“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.
Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down
Two men have been released on bail.