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From TheJournal.ie LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation Shift The Hate Away

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech Racism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise Assault

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí Racism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime Texas

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Police no longer believe Tyrone war memorial damage was deliberate Coagh

Police no longer believe Tyrone war memorial damage was deliberate

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

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack Gareth Thomas

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Men arrested over photos of group in KKK hoods and costumes in Co Down Hate Crime

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

Two men have been released on bail.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video Hate Crime

Investigation launched into 'vile' Grenfell Tower effigy video

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it Report

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillor's car and Christmas-themed window smashed in overnight attack Francis Timmons

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014 Xenophobia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time Policing With Pride

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man who attacked Muslim woman in crowded shopping centre jailed Sunderland

Man who attacked Muslim woman in crowded shopping centre jailed

The woman had been shopping with her son.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train Oregon

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime Coalisland

Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime

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

From TheJournal.ie Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot Antrim

Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Five charged after 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker at London bus stop Hate Crime

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London Attempted Murder

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London Hate Crime

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

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot Hate Crime

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media Sean Creighton

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof Death Penalty

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

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

From TheJournal.ie White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers Hate Crime

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Obama says Chicago attack shows 'a lot of problems that have been there a long time' Hate Crime

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

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

From TheJournal.ie White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty Dylann Roof

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people Mass Shooting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man who wrote 'hate-filled' articles about MP found guilty of racially-aggravated harassment Anti-semitic

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government says it won't oppose Fianna Fáil's hate crime Bill NEW POLITICS

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Czech premier tells Britain to stop 'hateful attacks' on its citizens Brexit Racism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard Hate Crime

'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote Hate Crime

There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote

New figures show that there were five times as many racist attacks as normal since last Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast Kent Street

Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast

Two women were verbally abused by a man using racist language and their car was damaged.

From TheJournal.ie Boys aged 13 and 14 attacked by men while walking on street in the afternoon Belfast

Boys aged 13 and 14 attacked by men while walking on street in the afternoon

Police are treating the incident as a sectarian hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Muslim woman punched in the head and kicked off London bus by attackers Hate Crime

Muslim woman punched in the head and kicked off London bus by attackers

Police have released images of the two women who assaulted and abused the woman.

From TheJournal.ie Sectarian and homophobic slurs sprayed on homes in Derry Hate Crime

Sectarian and homophobic slurs sprayed on homes in Derry

Police are treating the incidents as hate crimes.

From TheJournal.ie Family escape injury after home is petrol bombed in 'religious hate crime' Northern Ireland

Family escape injury after home is petrol bombed in 'religious hate crime'

The victims have been described as “long-standing and valued members” of their community.

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