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Hate crimes

​Twitter should ban racist words – MP
Racist words should be banned from Twitter, says a UK Labour MP who was a victim of anti-Semitic abuse online.

19.12.2014 14:28

FBI knew of secret plan to save US hostage Peter Kassig from ISIS – report
The FBI knew of secret negotiations with two jihadist clerics conducted to try and save American hostage Peter Kassig, The Guardian reports. The discussions lasted for weeks before the aid worker was beheaded by ISIS militants.

19.12.2014 09:52

Pakistan school massacre: British doctor investigated over Taliban siege links
As Britain’s Pakistani community mourns the massacre of 132 children in Tuesday’s school siege, a British doctor with links to the Taliban is being investigated by Pakistan’s intelligence service, suspected of involvement in the attack.

19.12.2014 10:51

‘Deport immigrants to Africa’ – rightwing Swinton Circle, addressed by Tory MPs
Leading Conservative Party lights have come under fire for giving speeches before a Tory fringe group that advocates mass deportation to Africa as a solution to immigration.

17.12.2014 14:01

93-yo ‘Auschwitz guard’ to stand trial in 2015 – court
A 93-year-old German national implicated in the torture of inmates at the infamous Auschwitz death camp during WWII will stand trial next year for being an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people, a local court has ruled.

16.12.2014 12:57

‘Ethnicity gap widening’: Top UK directors overwhelmingly white, study shows
Top management in Britain’s biggest companies is becoming less ethnically diverse, despite government attempts to encourage the promotion of minorities to senior posts, according to a recruitment organization.

15.12.2014 13:34

Rioters clash with police in downtown Zurich, rampage through city center (VIDEO)
Massive scenes of violence were reported in Zurich, one of the world's most quiet and prosperous cities. Some 200 masked left-wing radicals clashed with police and set streets in the city center ablaze. Seven policemen were injured in the incident.

13.12.2014 13:13

Dozens of graves, mostly Russian and Serbian, damaged by vandals in Sydney (VIDEO)
At least 76 graves, mostly Russian and Serbian, have been damaged by vandals in a Sydney cemetery. The incident, already condemned by Moscow, happened a day before Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s official visit to Australia.

12.12.2014 12:40

5 years jail for British mother who posted ‘jihadi’ photos on social media
A British mother of six has been sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of promoting terrorism on Facebook.

12.12.2014 15:42

British ex-soldiers fighting ISIS head home, held at border as terror suspects
A pair of British former soldiers, previously accused of being mercenaries after leaving the UK to help Kurdish troops fight the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), were detained at Heathrow Airport as terror suspects after flying home for Christmas.

11.12.2014 11:15

‘We love Jesus’: British vicar claims ISIS beheaded children for refusing to convert to Islam
The Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) has allegedly beheaded four Christian children after they refused to convert to Islam, according to reports from a British vicar based in Iraq.

10.12.2014 09:22

FBI opens hate crime probe after another Bosnian is attacked in St. Louis
​A second attack in just as many weeks is reigniting calls for police in St. Louis, Missouri to investigate assaults being waged against the city’s Bosnian population as possible hate crimes.

09.12.2014 18:03