Police failing to meet hate crime response targets
The first ever comprehensive report into hate crime in England and Wales has found many victims were being ‘let down’ because of poor recording and response.
Brendan Cox: Trump ‘spreading far-right vitriol’
Brendan Cox, the husband of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox, has accused Donald Trump of spreading hate. His wife was murdered by a far-right extremist who reportedly shouted “Britain First” while attacking her. The group Britain First have always denied involvement in the murder.
LGBT hate crime on the rise
More than a fifth of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have experienced abuse in the past year says the charity Stonewall – attacks both verbal and physical. The figures for transgender people are even higher, with 41 per cent saying they have been the victims of hate crime. But only a small proportion of…