Hate Crime

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A crime committed against a member of a particular group, motivated by a prejudice against that particular group
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MORE than three-quarters of gay, bisexual and lesbian victims of hate crime did not report it to the police, a survey found.
Even though Manchester police is recording the attacks at hate crimes, England's courts cannot acknowledge the special designation.
The types of hate crimes reported to the program (i.
Pc Emma Harrison, Hate Crime Co-ordinator for Kirklees police said: "Scrutiny panels area crucial part of our work in the hate crime department.
Britain's largest force, the Metropolitan Police, emerged as the hate crime capital in the country last year, with 11,658 crimes - more than a fifth of all hate crimes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The annual report from the county Human Relations Commission found that the number of religion-based crimes increased from 105 to 120, while the number of hate crimes based on sexual orientation increased from 111 to 134.
The hate crimes measure was packaged in the House with a must-pass $681 billion Pentagon policy measure, a strategy that Republicans, presumably with straight faces, denounced as "poisonous" and "blackmail.
Staff will be trained in diversity issues, what constitutes hate crime, the relevant law and the processes required to report it.
If it becomes law, the act would mean especially good news for transgender people, since it would compel the FBI to collect statistics on hate crimes motivated by gender identity, a type of offense the agency doesn't currently track.
An important part of the hate crimes investigative unit is a database that, besides containing data and profiles of extremists, also included photos of events.
In the context of hate crime, I do have some regrets that we have a constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment," lamented Young--the Canadian Alan Dershowitz--in a March 28 Toronto Star column.
In the wake of such incidents as the Iran hostage crisis, the Gulf War, the Oklahoma City bombing, and, most recently, the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Sikh Americans have been targeted for hate crimes by racists who found them to be convenient scapegoats for dehumanized, nonwhite "others" at whom they wanted to strike.