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Hate Crimes 2014


I. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

  1. Six teenagers charged with racially abusing mosque worshippers. Birmingham Mail28 January 2014



II. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

  1. Extremist nailed Koran to pub wall in protest against Islamic centre plans. Sunderland Echo, 24 January 2014.
  2. Birkenhead man denies mosque blasts terrorist plot. BBC News, 14 January 2014.
  3. Man charged with race attack at proposed Muslim centre. Sunderland Echo, 08 January 2014.



III. Verbal abuse and hate speech/social media abuse

  1. Right-wing extremists threaten to destroy Islamic centre. Croydon Guardian, 23 January 2014.
  2. Councillor suspended by Conservative party pending investigation over ‘anti-Islamic’ Facebook taunts. Enfield Independent, 21 January 2014.
  3. ‘Go on, you Muslim, die’: Lidl shop assistant abuses customer. Daily Mail, 17 January 2014.
  4. Tory MP slams BNP leafleting. Enfield Today, 14 January 2014.


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