Hate crime rises as the Government launches a major review into crime – 5 News

Опубликовано 16 октября 2018, 17:06
The number of hate crimes recorded by police in England and Wales has soared.

Most of the offences are targeted towards people because of their religious beliefs - but there were also spikes of hate in moments of tension - like the Brexit vote or terror attacks.

The figures were revealed as the Government launched a major review into the crime, which could widen its definition to include hostility towards men, older people and alternative cultures like Goths or punks.

A warning that this report starts with amateur video of someone being abused because of their religion.

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