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From TheJournal.ie NI pastor charged over a sermon in which he branded Islam 'satanic' James McConnell

NI pastor charged over a sermon in which he branded Islam 'satanic'

First Minister Peter Robinson involved himself in the controversy by defending Pastor James McConnell.

From TheJournal.ie Group of men armed with pickaxe smash windows and threaten residents Hate Crime

Group of men armed with pickaxe smash windows and threaten residents

The incident is being treated as a racially motivated hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Woman punched in face and slashed with blade after refusing request for cigarette Hate Crime

Woman punched in face and slashed with blade after refusing request for cigarette

Police are searching for four attackers.

From TheJournal.ie KATs (Kill All Taigs) graffiti on children's bus labelled a hate crime PSNI

KATs (Kill All Taigs) graffiti on children's bus labelled a hate crime

The incident occurred in Belfast around two weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie There are plans for tougher hate crime laws following Waterford anti-Roma protest Legislation

There are plans for tougher hate crime laws following Waterford anti-Roma protest

Heads of Bill for hate crime to be presented to Junior Minister Aodhán Ó Riordáin by next May.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford Rally

Anti-racism protest takes place in Waterford

Three Roma families were forced to leave a house in Waterford over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie One day's policing in Belfast last month cost more than £300,000 PSNI

One day's policing in Belfast last month cost more than £300,000

PSNI Chief Constable today issued a report to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

From TheJournal.ie Sectarian graffiti attack in graveyard sees six arrested Hate Crime

Sectarian graffiti attack in graveyard sees six arrested

The incident took place this morning at a graveyard in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Ireland to legislate against online hate crime Prejudice

Calls for Ireland to legislate against online hate crime

A new report from the University of Limerick finds Ireland to be out of step with international legislation on hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Sectarian graffiti daubed on two churches Hate Crimes

Sectarian graffiti daubed on two churches

The PSNI says it is investigating whether the two attacks are linked.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí urge victims of racism and hate crimes to speak to them Talk To Us

Gardaí urge victims of racism and hate crimes to speak to them

A report yesterday harshly criticised gardaí for their response to racism but the organisation said it does have systems in place and is working to improve.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate possible hate crime after two Goth teenagers assaulted Manchester

Police investigate possible hate crime after two Goth teenagers assaulted

One of the teenagers was kicked and punched 17 times in just over 60 seconds.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI appealing for information after sectarian shooting Hate Crime

PSNI appealing for information after sectarian shooting

No one was injured in the incident which took place around 3am.

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old shot by group of men in sectarian hate crime attack North Belfast

16-year-old shot by group of men in sectarian hate crime attack

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society Transgender

Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society

The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-racism hotline needed to make sure 'complaints are taken seriously' Hate Crimes

Anti-racism hotline needed to make sure 'complaints are taken seriously'

The Immigrant Council of Ireland is calling for one to be set up to ensure victims of these crimes come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in most hate crimes in Northern Ireland - and fewer sectarian incidents Police

Increase in most hate crimes in Northern Ireland - and fewer sectarian incidents

The latest figures show there were 232 more racist hate crimes than last year, but 88 fewer sectarian hate incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Racist graffiti attack on Belfast homes Racist Hate Crime

Racist graffiti attack on Belfast homes

One of the residents says she may leave the area as she’s scared after the attack.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Nazi-sympathiser who planned to blow up mosques plays Pro Evo in an SS hat Right Winger

VIDEO: Nazi-sympathiser who planned to blow up mosques plays Pro Evo in an SS hat

…while drinking a brimful of white wine.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating 'hate crime' after loyalist flags and banners damaged Twaddell Avenue

Police investigating 'hate crime' after loyalist flags and banners damaged

Loyalists have been protesting at Twaddell Avenue since last July over a decision to limit an Orange Order parade.

From TheJournal.ie Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned Racism

Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned

Already this year, 58 cases of racism have been reported to the organisation.

From TheJournal.ie Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime' Attack

Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime'

Police in Northern Ireland say several men were involved in the petrol bomb attack last night.

From TheJournal.ie Pipe bomb attacks on homes in Derry being treated as hate crimes PSNI

Pipe bomb attacks on homes in Derry being treated as hate crimes

Four adults and one child were in one of the houses at the time of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa Opinion

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

From TheJournal.ie Police treating arson attack as a 'hate crime' Arson Attack

Police treating arson attack as a 'hate crime'

Detectives in Ballymena are investigating the arson attack that occurred in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly Briton arrested over mosque bomb Hate Crime

Elderly Briton arrested over mosque bomb

A 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of planting a home-made bomb that exploded near a mosque.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is intolerance prevalent in Ireland? Opinion

Column: Is intolerance prevalent in Ireland?

Ireland has never seemed intolerant to me but recent instances of racism and intolerance in the news has me questioning whether I am right, writes Aileen Donegan.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal over attack on Belfast Islamic centre Belfast

Appeal over attack on Belfast Islamic centre

An Islamic centre in Belfast was attacked with a paint bomb last week, which local police are treating as a hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia Hate Crime This post contains images

Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia

The Russian authorities have been accused of stoking violent attitudes towards gay people following the torture and murder of a young gay man.

From TheJournal.ie UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes Manchester

UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes

Greater Manchester Police said that people should be able to express their alternative sub-culture identity freely without having to tolerate hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Integration Centre calls for legislation on hate crimes as racism figures rise Racism

Integration Centre calls for legislation on hate crimes as racism figures rise

They also want to see the introduction of racism as an aggravating factor in sentencing.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added real-life Braveheart Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added real-life Braveheart

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Woman charged with hate crime after man pushed in front of NY subway train New York

Woman charged with hate crime after man pushed in front of NY subway train

The woman told police that she pushed the man in front of the train because she hated Muslims and Hindus.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ireland is sleepwalking itself into a colossal mess over integration Opinion

Opinion: Ireland is sleepwalking itself into a colossal mess over integration

Almost one in five of the population was born in another country, but how often do you see a teacher, Garda or TD from another country, asks Killian Forde.

From TheJournal.ie USA: Body of brutally beaten woman to be flown to Iraq USA

USA: Body of brutally beaten woman to be flown to Iraq

The victim of a suspected hate crime is to be buried in her native Iraq; her body was found in her San Diego home next to a note reading “go back to your country, you terrorist”.

From TheJournal.ie Russian neo-Nazis sentenced to life for 27 racist murders Neo-Nazis

Russian neo-Nazis sentenced to life for 27 racist murders

Members of the outlawed Nationalist Socialist Society tracked down and targeted Muslims and dark-skinned people during a series of vicious killing rampages in 2007 and 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Teen accused of shooting dead student "because he was gay" Trial

Teen accused of shooting dead student "because he was gay"

His attorney is pictured speaking outside court yesterday, where potential jurors were questioned about their views on homosexuality and hate crimes.