hate crime

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hate crime

n.
A crime motivated by prejudice against a social group: "[His]murders were hate crimes targeting victims by gender" (Jane Caputi and Diana E.H. Russell).

hate crime

n
(Law) a crime, esp of violence, in which the victim is targeted because of his or her race, religion, sexuality, etc
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But in Coventry the number of hate crimes reported was down 16.
1% of hate crimes prosecuted in Dorset, Hampshire and Isle of Wight, and Wiltshire during 2016-2017 resulting in a conviction.
TERROR attacks and ill-feeling from Brexit are factors in the sharp rise in hate crimes reported on Teesside, police claim.
A number of sub-categories for the recording of faith and disability hate crimes are being introduced to get a better understanding of the impact of national and international events on local communities and improve and target services for victims.
pdf) report Thursday looking into hate crimes between 2004 and 2015.
In an interview with the Sunday Mercury, Karen Bradley, minister for preventing abuse and exploitation, previously described hate crimes as "absolutely abhorrent".
Aliya Mohammed, chief executive of Cardiff charity Race Equality First, said she was appalled by the findings, which showed people of all ages, including such young children, had been among the Welsh victims of racial hate crimes.
Almost 2,000 hate crimes were reported to Merseyside Police from 2014-15, ranking it among the top five worst forces.
The number of hate crimes targeting the disabled recorded by the four Welsh police forces jumped from 150 in 2013-14 to 202 in 2014-15.
The number of religiously motivated hate crimes recorded by Northumbria Police jumped from 20 in 2013-14 to 48 in 2014-15, according to statistics.