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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In the West Midlands reports of hate crimes have continued to rise, but not in Coventry which is bucking the trend.
Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP will be in Salisbury today to see what is being done to tackle hate crime.
The most recent figures available show that from January to October this year, 618 hate crimes had already been reported in the borough - a 54% increase from the 402 incidents reported in the whole of 2012.
Hate crimes have surged massively in the Cleveland Police area in the last year.
As part of our commitment to making communities safer and feel safer, West Yorkshire Police is committed to engaging with communities to increase the under-reporting of hate crimes and hate incidents.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions created the Hate Crimes Subcommittee in April to focus on the issue.
Volume 1 gathers material on theoretical, legal, and cultural factors, with chapters on hate crime legislation, hate crimes in transitional democracies, gender and hate crimes, and distinctions between hate crimes, violent extremism, and domestic terrorism.
She added: "The increase in recorded hate crime shows that more victims have the confidence to come forward and that the police are improving the way they identify and record hate crimes.
ACHILD less than one year old was among the victims of hate crime in Wales last year, exclusive new information has revealed.
Figures released by the Home Office reveal the number of religious hate crimes recorded by Merseyside Police jumped from 41 in 2013-14 to 119 in 2014-15.
The figures, released by the Home Office today, also show that there has been an 30% increase in hate crime motivated by sexual orientation in Wales over the past 12 months, with the 270 crimes in 2013-14 rising to 351 in 2014-15.
In total there were 912 hate crimes in the area in 2014-15, an increase of 35% compared to 2013-14 - a leap of nearly twice the national average.