Hatewatch 19/03/2016

Hatewatch Logo

Round up of ‘hate crime’ Google alerts 19/03/2016

Shane O’Curry, director of European Network Against Racism (ENAR) Ireland says “Ireland is out of step with the majority of countries in the OSCE and the EU, we’re almost unique in the fact that we have no provision for hate crime at all in this country,” Members of Action Against Racism organised a public demonstration on Grafton Street to highlight the issue dress as giant red hearts and giving out free hugs.

Lawmakers in St Paul Minnesota approve changes to hate crime legislation increasing penalties for race and faith based hate crimes.

Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police is backing International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination by challenging some of the myths that exist around hate crime.

Martin Blackwell will not be charged with a hate crime after pouring boiling water over a gay couple as Georgia doesn’t include sexual orientation in its hate crimes laws, along with 19 other states in the US

The League of United Latin American Citizens is joining the families of three victims shot dead by Daniel Popp to call for him to be charged for racist hate crime.

Alleged Decatur race hate crime case continues to be covered in the media.

John David Korngable, 55, was charged with a hate crime for allegedly punching a kippah-wearing Jewish hospital employee in the face.

Deep Water, a new SBS Crime drama will explore hate crimes made against gay people in Australia, inspired by the unsolved gay-hate crime epidemic that swept through Sydney in the 80s and 90s.

Black Unity Group and various other campus organisations has expressed outrage at the outcome of the San Jose State racial bullying case.

Elected officials, community advocates and members of the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force gathered during a forum at the Queens Library in Flushing last week to encourage New Yorkers to report potential hate crimes.

Victim talks about the night a man poured boiling water on gay Atlanta couple in bed

 

 

Advertisements

About mhealey

Founder of 17-24-30 No to Hate Crime Campaign
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s