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Hate Crimes 2011

Hate Crimes 2011

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Wednesday December 07 2011

1. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

  1. Man who urinated on Muslim’s trainers found guilty of religiously-aggravated common assault, Get Bracknell, 19th December 2011
  2. Male gang abuse Muslim woman in Telford, Shropshire Star, 1st December 2011
  3. Muslim graduate alleges racist attack by police, Metro, 17th November 2011
  4. Woman pleads guilty to racially aggravated abuse of Muslim woman, Ilford Recorder, 14th November 2011
  5. Muslim man attacked by three men on way to mosque, Fulham Chronicle, 9th November 2011
  6. Ahmadiyya book stall attacked by EDL, Halesowen News, 17th October 2011
  7. Teen who attacked pensioner outside mosque given three years, BBC, 6th October 2011
  8. Teen admits violent attack on elderly Muslim man in Kilmarnock, Kilmarnock Standard, 16th September 2011
  9. Man attacked on way to mosque in Essex, Echo, 22nd August 2011
  10. 71 year old man sustains serious facial injuries after attack as he opened mosque, Cumnock Chronicle, 15th July 2011
  11. Prison sentence for man who ripped burqa from woman’s head, The Courier, 13th July 2011
  12. Muslim man faces religious discrimination from boss including offensive, derogatory and Islamophobic email circulation, Muslim News, 27th May 2011
  13. Salma Yaqoob recieves racist and threatening emails from extremists, Birmingham Post, 25th May 2011
  14. Gainsborough man convicted with racially aggravated harrasment of Muslims, Gainsborough Standard, 16th May 2011
  15. Off-duty Muslim police officer assaulted in Lincoln, This is Lincolnshire, 6th May 2011
  16. Babar Ahmad assaulted by police during forced raid, Reuters, 4th May 2011
  17. Muslim woman attacked by gang of school girls, Sutton Guardian, 21st April 2011
  18. Muslim family attacked because woman wore headscarf, Herald Scotland, 17th April 2011
  19. Muslim girl sustains facial injuries after attack for refusal to remove headscarf, Press TV, 13th April 2011
  20. Police probe racist bullying of Muslim school girl, Manchester Evening News, 13th April 2011
  21. New research claims veiled Muslim women are under attack, University of Leicester, 4th April 2011
  22. Man fined for racist abuse at Muslims, Scotsman, 18th March 2011
  23. Man gets ten year CRASBO for racially aggravated threats towards Muslims including children, Lincolnshire Police, 10th March 2011

2. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

  1. Drunk woman smashes mosque window in Tyneside, Shields Gazette, 23rd December 2011
  2. Soldier sentenced to 10 years for attempted mosque arson, Mail on Sunday, 9th December 2011
  3. Muslim family move on as abusers are punished, Leicester Mercury, 8th December 2011
  4. British soldier in court over mosque arson attack plan, The Sentinel, 6th December 2011
  5. Mosque to get CCTV after aggressive entry and racist abuse of elderly women, Llanelli Star, 23rd November 2011
  6. West Midlands mosque vandalised on Remembrance Day, Suite 101, 15th November 2011
  7. Stockport mosque vandalised, Stockport Express, 10th November 2011
  8. Three sentenced for attack on Hartlepool mosque, BBC, 3rd October 2011
  9. Four Redbridge mosque attackers jailed, Ilford Recorder, 28th September 2011
  10. Southend mosque attacked, Southend Standard, 27th September 2011
  11. Two mosques vandalised in Milton Keynes, MK News, 26th September 2011
  12. Man who nailed bacon to mosque door goes free after mosque asks for leniency, Shields Gazette, 24th September 2011
  13. Two EDL protesters aggressive and damage property in kebab shop, Kent Online, 19th September 2011
  14. Bournville college attacked after rumours claim it’s a mosque, Birmingham Mail, 16th September 2011
  15. Two men admit attack on Hartlepool Mosque, Asian Image, 16th September 2011
  16. Things thrown and verbal abuse in attack on Newcastle mosque, Evening Chronicle, 9th August 2011
  17. Youth throw stones at and verbally abuse 90 year-old man on his way to mosque, Kidderminster Shuttle, 27th July 2011
  18. Sunderland mosque attacked with racist graffiti, Sunderland Echo, 27th July 2011
  19. Luton mosque spray painted and vandalised, Socialist Worker, 23rd July 2011
  20. Pig’s head thrown on site of proposed mosque, MK News, 6th July 2011
  21. Man who defiled Bristol mosque claims it was ‘retaliation’ for poppy burning, Bristol Evening Post, 22nd June 2011
  22. Number of mosques recieving suspicious packages, London Evening Standard, 17th June 2011
  23. Windows of news mosque building smashed, BBC, 31st May 2011
  24. Chorley Moque daubed with racist graffiti and Qur’an descrated, Lancashire Telegraph, 25th May 2011
  25. Three arrested after Darlington mosque disturbances, The Northern Echo, 14th May 2011
  26. Man admits daubing Muslim World League Building with EDL and image of a cross, Camden New Journal, 28th April 2011
  27. Three convicted over anti-Muslim graffiti, Northern Echo, 28th April 2011
  28. Twenty Muslim graves attacked, BBC, 22nd April 2011
  29. Two men arrested over racist and anti-Islamic graffit near Mosque, Wirral Globe, 18th April 2011
  30. Epson man convicted for mosque attack including throwing beer and urinating on Muslims, Your Local Guardian, 7th April 2011
  31. Prison for National Front supporter and ex-soldier for mosque bomb threat, BBC, 6th April 2011
  32. Violent attack at Redbridge mosque and congregates, Guardian, 6th April 2011
  33. Two men charged with arson with intent to endanger life after mosque fire, BBC, 25th March 2011
  34. Ipswich church planned to be Muslim-run community centre for all burnt down, Evening Star, 9th March 2011
  35. EDL member pleads guilty to religiously aggravated harrasment and theft of the Quran from Carlisle Library, News and Star, 24th March 2011
  36. Kent memorial bridge defaced with anti-Muslim slogans incuding “kill Muslims”, Kent Online, 16th February 2011
  37. Small Heath Islamic school receives firebomb threats after TV documentary, Birmingham Post, Feb 16th 2011
  38. Three men charged with Haywards Heath mosque arson, BBC, 14th February 2011
  39. Muslim centre site target of arson, Flintshire Chronicle, 10th February 2011
  40. Luton homes attacked after EDL march, Socialist Worker, 6th February 2011
  41. Pork and bacon thrown at Muslim buildings and homes, Chronicle Live, 1st February 2011
  42. Arson attack on Muslim-owned halal food shop, two men and baby injured, Daily Echo, 28th January 2011
  43. Hemel Hempstead mosque target of vandalism, Hemel Today, 12th January 2011
  44. Man charged over Leicester mosque attack, BBC, 11th January 2011

3. Verbal abuse and hate speech

  1. Woman’s racist rant on London bus, Daily Mail, 14th December 2011
  2. Racist woman abuses ethnic minority passengers on London tram, BBC, 28th November 2011
  3. South Shields man convicted of running religious hate campaign against Muslims, Evening Chronicle, 20th May 2011
  4. BNP candidate Nancy Shaw-Farmer refuses to apologise for vile and racist comments against Pakistanis and Muslims on Facebook page, Lancashire Telegraph, 4th May 2011
  5. UKIP by-election candidate writes series of of offensive blogs during election campaign, ENGAGE, 3rd May 2011
  6. BNP candidate under fire for racist messages about Muslims on Facebook and using abusive language, Western Mail, 28th April 2011
  7. Qur’an burning football steward quits after investigation into employee support, News and Star, 23rd April 2011
  8. BNP leaflets referred to Electoral Commission for false claim that there are “more Muslims in the UK than Scots”,Herald Scotland, 17th April 2011
  9. Racist Leaflets delivered to Millom residents, North West Evening Maill, 15th April 2011
  10. Qur’an burning inquiry continues after case withdrawn, BBC, 15th April 2011
  11. Campaign against Camberley mosque described as ‘irresponsible scaremongering’, Daily Telegraph, 5th April 2011
  12. Engage lodges complaint with ECHR and Metropolitan Police over Melanie Phillips ‘Armchair Barbarism’ article,ENGAGE, 17th March 2011
  13. Labour Councillor suspended after racist and offensive email sent, The Enquirer, 14th February 2011
  14. Two EDL members arrested after publishing online racist and inflammatory comments about Muslims, This is Devon, 10th February 2011
  15. Alternative Vote referendum campaigner sacked for Islamophobic tweet, London Evening Standard, 2nd February 2011
  16. Not enough evidence to prosecute for Qur’an burning in Gateshead, BBC, 21st January 2011
  17. Church magazine under fire after highly Islamophobic article published, This is Kent, 14th January 2011

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