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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Meanwhile, Stewart Kwoh, President and Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, said: "We condemn any portrayals of a hate crime as 'comedy'-as advocates who have worked closely with the families of hate crimes victims over the years, including those who have lost loved ones to hate violence, we are appalled at the film's flippant disregard of the human cost of hate violence.