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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A HATE crime was reported to police in Coventry nearly every day last year - but the number did fall from the previous year.
Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP will be in Salisbury today to see what is being done to tackle hate crime.
While hate crimes against the disabled were the type of hate crime least committed, although there has still been an increase.
Nationally, hate crime has also been on the rise, with 80,393 offences recorded by police across England and Wales in the last year - up by 29% in a year.
WEST Yorkshire Police has recorded a big rise in the number of arrests for online hate crime in the past five years.
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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.
THE youngest victims of hate crime in the West Midlands last year were just five and six years old according to shocking new figures revealed to the Sunday Mercury.
ACHILD less than one year old was among the victims of hate crime in Wales last year, exclusive new information has revealed.
MERSEYSIDE is one of the worst areas in the country for hate crime, new figures reveal.
COUNCIL bosses joined forces with a support charity and school students to mark national Hate Crime Awareness Week.
DISABILITY hate crime rose by over a third in Wales last year, according to official statistics.