UK Police Deny Arresting Man Preaching From the Bible Over ‘Islamophobia’

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A video on social media which appeared to show police officers in London arresting a man for preaching the Christian gospel in the street has gone viral.

The video of the incident outside Southgate Tube station in north London on Saturday, 23 February, triggered a debate about whether a man could be arrested for simply discussing religion.Continue Reading

Police: Racist graffiti on La Crosse business being investigated as hate crime

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La Crosse Police said Monday they are investigating a recent case of racist graffiti as a hate crime.

“This incident is not a reflection of our community, but rather a reflection of a hate-filled person,” Chief Ron Tischer said.

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Police use technology to tackle rise in hate crime

Hate crime on the rise in the North West and across the UK

Police are joining forces with community groups and using technology in a bid to tackle a rise in hate crime.

Hate crime on Merseyside rose by 15% following the Brexit referendum result in 2016.

That figure is not as high as the 29% rise nationally but police are on alert for more incidents as the Brexit deadline approaches.

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Four charged with having explosives, plotting to attack Muslim community

Four suspects have been arrested and charged after Greece Police say they planned to attack a Muslim community near Binghamton.

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Anti-Muslim incidents constitute largest segment of hate crimes in Peel Region

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent civil liberties and advocacy organization, is deeply concerned by a new report submitted to the Peel Police Services Board on hate-motivated crime today. The report reveals a 168% increase in police-reported hate crimes from 2016 to 2017, the majority of which were motivated by anti-religious bigotry.

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