News tagged with hate crime

UK promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorously

British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect ...

dateAug 21, 2017 in Internet
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The language of violence

Over the weekend, several white nationalist rallies in Virginia devolved into violence that culminated when a man drove his car into a group of counter-protestors, killing one person and injuring dozens more.

dateAug 15, 2017 in Social Sciences
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When hate and terror collide

The attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday morning marked the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, with 49 people killed and at least 53 others injured. The gunman was reportedly homophobic and called 911 ...

dateJun 14, 2016 in Social Sciences
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