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Hate crimes

​‘Christ be with UKIP’: Christians in Pakistan pray for a Farage election victory (VIDEO)
UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage’s beleaguered election campaign has received a divine endorsement from an unlikely source this week.

17.04.2015 10:01

​Liverpool footballer Mario Balotelli targeted by social media racists 4,000 times this season
Liverpool FC and Italy footballer Mario Balotelli has been attacked on social media by racist trolls more than 4,000 times this season - more than any other player, according to football anti-racism watchdog Kick it Out.

17.04.2015 09:47

Recorded attacks against Jews surged 40 percent in 2014 – study
Last year witnessed a surge in anti-Semitic incidents - including vandalism at cemeteries, threats against persons or institutions such as synagogues and community centers - according to an annual study.

16.04.2015 13:00

​Race & religious hate crimes on British trains rising – Press Association
Hate crimes motivated by racial or religious hatred carried out on trains are on the rise with 1,468 incidents reported in 2014, a freedom of information (FoI) request has revealed.

15.04.2015 12:53

Revenge porn offenders could face 2 yrs in prison
Spiteful ex-partners who share “revenge porn” without consent could now face up to two years in prison under new legislation.

13.04.2015 14:15

Up to 6,000 Europeans joined ISIS in Syria – EU
Between 5,000 and 6,000 Europeans have traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State, the EU Commissioner for Justice says stressing that 1,450 of them are French citizens.

13.04.2015 13:58

‘He shot me!’ Video shows Oklahoma officer killing a man, mistaking gun for Taser
A video has been released showing a reserve police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, shooting and killing an unarmed black man. The officer, 73-year-old Bob Bates, said he used his gun instead of a Taser “by mistake.”

13.04.2015 07:27

Appalling ISIS video shows ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud being razed to ground
A video allegedly showing Islamic State militants using bulldozers and explosives to destroy the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud has been posted online. The UNESCO cultural site near Mosul is one of Iraqi’s greatest archaeological treasures.

12.04.2015 21:59

Site of mass grave found at Nazis’ Belsen concentration camp - Dutch TV
Dutch scientists say they have discovered a mass grave at the site of the Belsen concentration camp. The Nazis killed 70,000 people there between 1941 and 1945.

11.04.2015 12:08

​Women sentenced in hate crime conspiracy involving grim 2011 murder
Two white women from Mississippi have been sentenced to prison after admitting their involvement in a hate crime conspiracy in which they harassed African American residents and ultimately killed a Jackson, Miss. man in 2011.

10.04.2015 16:12

History lesson? Poroshenko says ‘Hitler & Stalin started WWII, wanted to divide Europe’
Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin were equally blamed for setting off World War II by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday. Both the Nazi and Soviet leaders were behind the “massacre,” aiming at “splitting Europe,” Poroshenko lectured.

09.04.2015 20:40

Counter-terror police take over Syrian imam murder probe amid fears politically motivated
The Metropolitan Police counter-terror unit has assumed control of the investigation into the murder of a former imam and outspoken critic of Bashar Assad, who was found shot dead Tuesday.

09.04.2015 08:06