hate crime

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Online Threats Target Jewish Congregations Resulting in Evacuations, Disruption of Religious Services
“What makes this different is that this is a particular campaign using tools that many of us take for granted but that we can see are weaponized.”
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Five Years After the Deadliest Antisemitic Attack in U.S. History, the Killer Is on Trial
“There is no making sense of this senseless act. Mr. Bowers caused extraordinary harm to many, many people.”
Seven Years Later, Remembering the Violent Hate Crime Leah Remini Inspired at My Grandchildren’s Church
This hate-induced act of violence serves as a sobering reminder that bigotry and propaganda can have serious and frightening consequences.
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“Mama, What Does Murder Mean?”—The Rise of Islamophobia in NYC
In short, Muslim women, children, Blacks and Asians are the targets of choice for bullies and criminals.
NEWS
Amid Rising Hate Crimes, LAPD Makes It Easier to Report Hate
As the number of hate crimes rises in Southern California, the LAPD has made it easier for the community to report incidents of hate.
Five Things to Know About Leah Remini
Leah Remini’s stated intention is to strip Scientologists of their First Amendment rights and to destroy Scientology.
Hate Crimes Spike Again in the Nation’s Largest County
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations has issued an annual hate crime report for the past 40 years, amongst the most exhaustive and established reports of its kind anywhere.
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How Far Is Too Far in Punishing Hate Speech?
In a recent Scottish YouTube video, the creator orchestrates his dog giving a Hitler salute to the camera. Whether you think that video is funny or offensive, the Scottish courts are actually taking the video maker to trial and he could face prison.
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In Spite of Everything
The defacing of a public monument is a despicable crime in and of itself. But when the target is a beloved figure like Anne Frank—as happened recently at the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial—and when the motivation is clearly anti-Semitism, acts of defilement reach a whole new low.
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Inclusion Can Also Be Contagious—New Law Offers Hope to Hate Crime Victims
Behind the impersonal statistics are tragic stories of businesses being vandalized, people being denigrated, assaulted, and in some cases killed, such as the tragedy which befell an 84-year-old Thai man in San Francisco, targeted solely because of his ethnicity, who was shoved to the ground and died.