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Sharing hate speech online to become criminal offence but there will be protections for freedom of speech
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Sharing hate speech online to become criminal offence but there will be protections for freedom of speech

Dec 17th 2020, 11:08 AM 27,443 Views 118 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee aims to bring forward new legislation by Easter 2021.

Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime
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Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime

Feb 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,104 Views 0 Comments

Smollett was previously charged with lying to police but they were subsequently dropped.

Teenage boy arrested over assault at Newbridge train station
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Teenage boy arrested over assault at Newbridge train station

Feb 6th 2020, 5:58 PM 23,276 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

'Brutal attack': Gardaí treating serious assault at Newbridge train station as possible hate crime
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'Brutal attack': Gardaí treating serious assault at Newbridge train station as possible hate crime

Feb 1st 2020, 2:08 PM 80,365 Views 55 Comments

The incident occurred just after 6.30pm yesterday evening.

Gay MP says she'll report matter to police after unionist Lord Maginnis allegedly called her a 'queer'
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Gay MP says she'll report matter to police after unionist Lord Maginnis allegedly called her a 'queer'

Jan 9th 2020, 4:23 PM 36,517 Views 93 Comments

SNP MP Hannah Bardell has said she considered the alleged utterance to be a “hate crime”.

Ireland is failing to meet its obligations regarding hate crime, report says
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Ireland is failing to meet its obligations regarding hate crime, report says

Dec 2nd 2019, 2:03 PM 8,177 Views 30 Comments

The report was written as an alternative to previous hate crime reports submitted to the United Nations.

Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus
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Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus

Nov 28th 2019, 6:02 PM 11,474 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place in May this year.

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
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LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 33,861 Views 137 Comments

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech
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'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 1:12 PM 17,138 Views 64 Comments

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise
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Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise

Oct 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 14,241 Views 66 Comments

The Department is putting out a public consultation in the coming weeks on the issue.

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí
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'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí

Oct 9th 2019, 1:11 PM 22,315 Views 104 Comments

The Garda Commissioner said gardaí want to encourage victims to report these incidents to them.

Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime
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Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime

Aug 4th 2019, 7:35 AM 56,955 Views 81 Comments

The suspect wrote about the “Hispanic invasion” of Texas online.

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality
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# Justice For Jussie

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality

Jan 30th 2019, 3:19 PM 5,015 Views 4 Comments

The actor was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack this week.

Police no longer believe Tyrone war memorial damage was deliberate
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Police no longer believe Tyrone war memorial damage was deliberate

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 1:02 PM 17,452 Views 17 Comments

The monument pays tribute to people from the area who died in World War I and World War II.

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack
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16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack

Nov 18th 2018, 5:56 PM 86,999 Views 60 Comments

“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.

Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down
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Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down

Nov 8th 2018, 4:30 PM 26,535 Views 64 Comments

Two men have been released on bail.

Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video
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Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video

Nov 5th 2018, 6:19 PM 20,211 Views 44 Comments

Footage of a group of people laughing while a model of the tragic tower burns has gone viral.

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it
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Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it

Jul 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,307 Views 54 Comments

A new report identifies “serious gaps” in Ireland’s hate crime laws.

Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack
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Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack

Dec 12th 2017, 12:44 PM 33,248 Views 58 Comments

The upsetting attack comes a week after a video of a man shouting homophobic abuse outside Francis Timmons’s home was posted online.

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
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The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014

Aug 14th 2017, 10:56 PM 8,909 Views 92 Comments

President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.

Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time
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Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time

Jul 28th 2017, 9:18 PM 9,790 Views 23 Comments

The PSNI hope to highlight the issue of hate crime through their attendance.

Man who attacked Muslim woman in crowded shopping centre jailed
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Man who attacked Muslim woman in crowded shopping centre jailed

Jul 3rd 2017, 9:43 PM 35,394 Views 111 Comments

The woman had been shopping with her son.

'If this was a white person .. It'd be all over the news': Muslim acid attack victim speaks out
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'If this was a white person .. It'd be all over the news': Muslim acid attack victim speaks out

Jun 30th 2017, 12:21 PM 32,873 Views 99 Comments

The pair were attacked with acid while sitting in their car.

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train
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'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train

May 28th 2017, 1:12 PM 31,752 Views 42 Comments

A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.

Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime
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Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime

Apr 17th 2017, 12:51 PM 21,583 Views 38 Comments

The victims sustained cuts and bruises as well as possible facial fractures in the attack.

Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot
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Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot

Apr 13th 2017, 7:55 AM 12,532 Views 12 Comments

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

Five charged after 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker at London bus stop
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Five charged after 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker at London bus stop

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:17 PM 9,553 Views 0 Comments

Police said the teenager’s condition was “serious but stable and is not believed to be life-threatening.”

Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London
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Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:59 AM 15,421 Views 29 Comments

A 17-year-old boy sustained serious head injuries in the attack.

Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London
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Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London

Mar 10th 2017, 5:33 PM 8,888 Views 58 Comments

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot
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Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot

Mar 5th 2017, 12:15 PM 15,293 Views 26 Comments

Recently, South Asians have been on edge after a deadly shooting in a suburban Kansas City bar that the FBI is investigating as a hate crime.

'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'
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'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'

Feb 26th 2017, 5:09 PM 18,278 Views 39 Comments

India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.

British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media
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British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media

Feb 24th 2017, 2:54 PM 15,575 Views 98 Comments

Evidence against Creighton included an image of Hitler posted online alongside the message “kill the Muslims”.

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof
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'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Jan 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 22,418 Views 27 Comments

Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.

White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers
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White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers

Jan 10th 2017, 10:02 PM 21,100 Views 76 Comments

The US Justice Department said he is the first person to get the death penalty for federal hate crimes.

Obama says Chicago attack shows 'a lot of problems that have been there a long time'
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Obama says Chicago attack shows 'a lot of problems that have been there a long time'

Jan 6th 2017, 7:53 AM 31,965 Views 103 Comments

Four black suspects were charged with kidnapping and hate crimes over the assault of a mentally disabled white man.

White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty
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White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty

Dec 28th 2016, 7:48 PM 25,568 Views 56 Comments

“I think it’s a bad idea,” said the judge presiding over the case.

Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people
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Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people

Dec 15th 2016, 8:43 PM 12,837 Views 65 Comments

The 22-year-old shot nine black people dead in a racially-motivated attack in South Carolina last year.

Man who wrote 'hate-filled' articles about MP found guilty of racially-aggravated harassment
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Man who wrote 'hate-filled' articles about MP found guilty of racially-aggravated harassment

Dec 7th 2016, 11:04 PM 12,968 Views 0 Comments

One of them was called The Legacy of Operation Filthy Jew B***h.

Government says it won't oppose Fianna Fáil's hate crime Bill
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Government says it won't oppose Fianna Fáil's hate crime Bill

Oct 4th 2016, 7:58 PM 9,345 Views 72 Comments

The Fianna Fáil Bill aims to tackle crimes that are linked to race, sexual orientation or gender.

Czech premier tells Britain to stop 'hateful attacks' on its citizens
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Czech premier tells Britain to stop 'hateful attacks' on its citizens

Sep 30th 2016, 5:11 PM 16,213 Views 63 Comments

“The Czech government finds it unacceptable to see Czechs attacked because of their origin and being treated as second-class citizens.”

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