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Hate Crimes 2012

Hate Crimes 2012

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Friday December 07 2012

1. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

  1. Woman jailed over racist assault in Glasgow play park, BBC News, 31st December 2012
  2. EDL supporters plead guilty to racist offences following protest, Islamophobia Watch, 10th December 2012
  3. Thug, 34, admits punching 16-year-old girl unconscious in shocking random street attack which was caught on CCTV, Daily Mail, 23rd November 2012
  4. Man jailed for throwing sword at Muslim men, BBC News, 17th November 2012
  5. Football star’s son sentenced for racist abuse of woman, The Sun, 8th November 2012
  6. Police hunting racist thug for street attack, Evening Times, 1st November 2012
  7. Shocking moment mother leaves her baby in pram to kick and stamp on total stranger in race attack in front of other families, Daily Mail, 1st November 2012
  8. Woman spared prison after racist attack, BBC News, 26th October 2012
  9. Melton man jailed after knife incident outside London mosque, Leicester Mercury, 16th October 2012
  10. Driver target of racist abuse during EDL protest, BBC News, 10th October 2012
  11. Man guilty of racially abusing police officer, Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express, 3rd October 2012
  12. Delivery driver who crashed his van and died after being stabbed in the neck ‘may have been victim of racist attack’, Daily Mail, 24th September 2012
  13. Bradford college student abused and spat on, Yorkshire Post, 18th September 2012
  14. Students’ racism fears after cars attacked by arson thugs in Sunderland, Sunderland Echo, 12th September 2012
  15. Racial abuse pair banned from Bulwell newsagents for five years, Nottingham Post, 24th August 2012
  16. Woman sentenced for attack on two women in headscarves, Daily Mail, 16th August 2012
  17. Muslim youth subjected to Islamophobia, racism and hate crime at chess championship, Islamic Human Rights Commission, 10th August 2012
  18. Man who attacked taxi driver avoids prison, Lancashire Evening Post, 23rd August 2012
  19. EDL member sentenced for breaking mans jaw in attack, Islamophobia Watch, 18th July 2012
  20. Blairgowrie teenager fined for racist attack on chip shop worker, The Courier, 18th July 2012
  21. Family living in fear after racist attack, The Star, 11th July 2012
  22. Man sentenced for pulling woman’s niqab from face, BBC, 4th July 2012
  23. Man who attacked Muslims banned from going near mosque, Northampton Chronicle, 29th June 2012
  24. Woman turned away from parents evening for refusing to remove niqab, Daily Mail, 24th June 2012
  25. Racial abuse witnesses (man on bicycle attacked), Plymouth Herald, 1st June 2012
  26. Woman EDL protester escaped jail term over police assault, Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 23rd February 2012 (incident occurred in June 2012)
  27. Man who attached Muslim couple with scaffold pole given indeterminate prison sentence, Exeter Express and Echo, 17th May 2012
  28. Woman jailed for drunken racist assault on Muslim family, Shields Gazette, 10th May 2012
  29. Plymouth man admits racist assault on worker, Plymouth Herald, 8th May 2012
  30. Actress sentenced for racially abusing Muslim taxi driver, The Independent, 2nd May 2012
  31. Twelve EDL supporters admit public order offences after protests outside MEP’s home, Lancashire Evening Post, 27th April 2012
  32. Man forcibly removes woman’s niqab in Solihull, West Midlands Police, 17th April 2012
  33. Dewsbury man David Lee Matthews set fire to woman’s hair (and abused Asian man passing by), Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 14 April 2012
  34. EDL supporter who threatened elderly Asian men given suspended prison sentence, Halifax Courier, 10th April 2012
  35. Four locked up for slashing teen, Dewsbury Reporter, 30th March 2012
  36. Muslim man fired for having a beard, Croydon Guardian, 29th March 2012
  37. Two Saudi women in Norwich verbally and racially abused for wearing veils, Norwich Evening News, 23rd March 2012
  38. Three found guilty for attack on Muslim taxi driver, Lancashire Evening Post, 23rd March 2012
  39. Police appeal after Yorkshire EDL demo leaves trail of violence, Yorkshire Post, 21st March 2012
  40. Racist attack on 12-year-old strikes Edinburgh, Digital Journal, 20th March 2012
  41. Female shop owner and two yound daughters attacked by thugs, Daily Mail, 14th March 2012
  42. Nine people banned from Daggers ground after shouting racist abuse at children, Barking and Dagenham Post, 8th March 2012
  43. EDL member accused of threatening Muslim man, Northampton Chronicle and Echo, 6th March 2012
  44. EDL supporter banned from mosque after attacks in Dagenham follow EDL protest, Barking and Dagenham Post,28th February 2012
  45. Plymouth’s top cop ‘sickened’ as man’s leg is broken in race attack, Plymouth Herald, 25th February 2012
  46. Jail for racist thug who shouted ‘EDL’ when he attacked a taxi driver, Derby Telegraph, 30th January 2012
  47. Cumbrian man accused Muslim of ‘planning bombs’, Cumbria News and Star, 28th January 2012
  48. EDL supporter attacked family with knives, threatened to kill them, Islamophobia Watch, 27th January 2012
  49. 11 year old girl attacked for wearing headscarf, BBC, 19th January 2012
  50. Asian taxi driver attacked by drunken men, Reading Post, 9th January 2012

2. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

  1. Man charged in connection with pig’s head attack in Leicester, Leicester Police, 29th December 2012
  2. Racist graffiti outside Muslim family home, BBC News, 9th December 2012
  3. Boy held after ham thrown at Crawley mosque, The Independent, 27th November 2012
  4. Cross wrapped in ham left outside Muslim family home, Nottingham Post, 23rd November 2012
  5. Woman arrested for racist graffiti in view of mosque, BBC News, 15th November 2012
  6. Man launched drunken attack on Exeter mosque after watching Libya news report, Exeter Express and Echo, 1st November 2012
  7. English Defence League man released without charge in mosque graffiti investigation, Bristol Post, 18th April 2013 (incident occurred November 2012)
  8. Life sentence for Liverpool thug Ryan Doran who killed total stranger with bottle over head, Liverpool Echo, 27th October 2012
  9. Pig’s head left at Mosque is “hate crime” – police, Newbury Today, 23rd October 2012
  10. Police investigate after firework attack on mosque, Darlington and Stockton Times, 22nd October 2012
  11. Man screamed abuse at worshippers outside mosque, Leicester Mercury, 16th October 2012
  12. Man in court for racial breach of peace at Glasgow Central Mosque, Herald Scorland, 30th September 2012
  13. Police investigating hate mail to London mosque, AM980, 26th September 2012
  14. Qur’an burner jailed for racist attack revenge attack on takeaway, News and Star, 14th August 2012
  15. Man admits attack on Cheltenham mosque, Jennyenews, 9th August 2012
  16. Gatwick mosque desecrated during Ramadhan night prayers, Gatwick and Horley Mirror, 9th August 2012
  17. Cabbie’s car arsoned as he prayed in mosque, Sheffield Star, 8th August 2012
  18. Vandal attack on Horley Islamic centre, BBC News, 7th August 2012
  19. Racist vandals hit community base, Lancashire Evening Post, 28th May 2012
  20. Racist graffiti at Wakefield mosque, Wakefield Express, 23rd May 2012
  21. Muslim groups report surge in hate mail and abusive phonecalls since Rochdale sex grooming convictions,Guardian, 11th May 2012
  22. Thugs who attacked Kingston mosque are jailed, Surrey Comet, 27th April 2012
  23. Offensive graffiti as pub undergoes plans to be Islamic Communty Centre, ITV News, 26th April 2012
  24. Altrincham Islamic Centre target of several vandal attacks, Messenger Newspapers, 25th April 2012
  25. Second attack on Llanelli mosque, Islamophobia Watch, 9th April 2012
  26. Family ‘a target of race attack’ in fight outside restaurant, Western Gazette, 5th April 2012
  27. Bury Park Mosque in Luton attacked, Luton Today, 4th April 2012
  28. Three men guilty of Kingston mosque attack face jail, Epsom Guardian, 30th March 2012
  29. Drinker racially abused taxi driver, Bristol Evening Post, 9th March 2012
  30. Asian businesses targetted after sex-grooming trial commences, BBC, 24th February 2012
  31. EXPOSED: The vile racist rants of Liverpool English Defence League coordinator Kurtis Cawley, Liverpool Echo, 18th February 2012
  32. Arsonists attack Redditch Mosque, Redditch Standard, 27th January 2012
  33. Three men sentenced over mosque arson in Sussex, BBC, 6th January 2012
  34. Newcastle mosque attacked, Newcastle Herald, 5th January 2012
  35. Women to face trial for assault, Plymouth Herald, 4th January 2012

3. Verbal abuse and hate speech

  1. Ripping Koran was ‘freedom of speech,’ accused Peter Crawford tells Leicester court, Leicester Mercury, 14th December 2012
  2. Friends who racially abused staff at a Cheadle takeaway spared jail, The Sentinel, 26th November 2012
  3. Burnley teenager boasted he ‘enjoyed’ racially abusing care worker, Lancashire Telegraph, 26th November 2012
  4. Career criminal jailed for racist attack in Poplar doctor’s surgery, The Docklands and East London Advertiser, 15th November 2012
  5. Weymouth bar owner targeted with death threats and racially abusive comments in Facebook hate campaign, Dorset Echo, 14th November 2012
  6. Norwich man arrested during English Defence League march appears in court, Norwich Evening News, 10th November 2012
  7. Jobless drunk yelled racist abuse at three schoolgirls, Burton Mail, 7th November 2012
  8. Man sacked from job over inciteful Facebook comments, News and Star, 27th October 2012
  9. 20 year-old woman sentenced for racially abusive Facebook comments, Islamophobia Watch, 12th October 2012
  10. 28 arrests as police and protesters clash at EDL march, Express and Star, 29th September 2012
  11. Far-right group refer to ‘dirty pakis’ and ‘dirty Muslims’ at meeting, Isle of Thanet Gazette, 28th September 2012
  12. Racist BNP ex-councillor spared jail, BBC News, 28th September 2012
  13. Man in court over ‘Oslo-style’ bomb threats, Shields Gazette, 26th September 2012
  14. Racist gran given lifetime ASBO, Southern Daily Echo, 25th September 2012
  15. Police investigating racist comments about Muslim community centre, Hereford Times, 20th September 2012
  16. EDL supporter in court over racist tweets, Islamophobia Watch, 19th September 2012
  17. Malcolm Swift pleads guilty to racist abuse and causing actual bodily harm, York Press, 17th September 2012
  18. Railway station racists ordered to pay £6k, Middlesborough Evening Gazette, 15th September 2012
  19. Racist pensioner appealing ASBO, Daily Mail, 11th September 2012
  20. BNP councillor found guilty of racism, BBC News, 5th September 2012
  21. Man arrested for Praising Anders Breivik on Facebook, Daily Mail, 31st August 2012
  22. Man charged over Southampton mosque bomb hoax, BBC News, 14th August 2012
  23. No action taken over ‘offensive’ BNP leaflets, Luton on Sunday, 12th August 2012
  24. Ned fined for racist outburst, Pailsey Daily Express, 6th August 2012
  25. Threatening chants at EDL demo, Essex Chronicle, 26th July 2012
  26. Two in court after Dewsbury EDL demo, Dewsbury Reporter, 15th July 2012
  27. SDL supporter sentenced for racist Facebook posts, STV, 17th July 2012
  28. Bloggers target of online racist abuse, The Guardian, 11th July 2012
  29. Man arrested for racist public order offence at National Front demo, South Wales Evening Post, 9th July 2012
  30. EDL supporter threatens Muslims on Facebook, Islamophobia Watch, 9th July 2012
  31. Grandmother given ASBO after sending racist leaflets about Muslims and Jews, The Portsmouth News, 30th June 2012
  32. Two men spared jail for posting Islamophobic comments on Facebook, South Wales Argus, 21st June 2012
  33. Man incited rioting and attacking Muslims on Facebook, Southern Daily Echo, 20th June 2012
  34. Man sentenced for threatening to burn down mosque on Facebook, Bury Free Press, 8th June 2012
  35. UKIP candidate describes Qur’an as worse than Mein Kampf, Political Scrapbook, 1st May 2012
  36. Sheffield UKIP candidate removed over Breivik blog post, BBC, 1st May 2012
  37. BNP candidate posts racist comments about Muslims on Facebook, Islamophobia Watch, 30th April 2012
  38. Race hate crimes increasing in North East, Evening Chronicle, 28th April 2012
  39. London Elects publishes BNP anti-Islam material, Islamophobia Watch, 26th April 2012
  40. EDL supporter arrested for ‘Oslo-style’ attack threat on Facebook, Daily Mail, 23rd April 2012
  41. Five suspected EDL supporters arrested for alleged racism on social networks, Yorkshire Post, 19th April 2012
  42. EDL trainee Olympics Security Officer appears to encourage shooting Muslims, EDL News, 17th April 2012
  43. BNP distributing anti-Muslim campaign leaflets, Islamophobia Watch, 16th April 2012
  44. Lincoln BNP candidate arrested over ‘racist images’ on Facebook page, Lincolnshire Echo, 12th April 2012
  45. Leicestershire councillor facing probe over message criticising Muslims, Leicester Mercury, 6th April 2012
  46. Youth football manager denies posting anti-Muslim comments on Facebook, Portsmouth News, 19th March 2012
  47. Man jailed for anti-Muslim posters in flat window, Gainsborough Target, 9th March 2012
  48. Chef sentenced after racist rant at owner of takeaway, Turkish Delight, Southport Visiter, 1st March 2012
  49. Woman hurls racial abuse at asian passengers on London underground, London Evening Standard, 6th February 2012
  50. Lib Dem councillor makes Islamophobic comments, Political Scrapbook, 5th January 2012

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