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Hate Crimes 2013

Hate Crimes 2013

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Saturday December 07 2013

I. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

  1. Mosque leader appeals for calm after attack in Hull. The Guardian, 6 December 2013.
  2. Raw bacon thrown in Wigan service station ‘racist’ attack. BBC News, 29 November 2013.
  3. Newcastle Nurse Attacked Over Hijab. On Islam, 23 October 2013.
  4. White supremacist admits murdering pensioner and mosque attacks. ITV News, 25 October 2013.
  5. Ukrainian white supremacist launched one man race war. The Telegraph, 21 October 2013.
  6. Muslim woman wearing niqab attacked on Metro. Islamophobia Watch, 16 October 2013.
  7. Woman fined for hitting burka-wearer in Woolwich. BBC News, 4 October 2013.
  8. Three men injured in Glasgow city centre race attack. BBC News, 30 September 2013.
  9. Face veils: ‘Man tried to pull off my niqab,’ says 14-year-old. BBC News, 19 September 2013.
  10. Horrific attack on 55-year-old Muslim woman. Islamic Human Rights Commission, 1 August 2013.
  11. Golfer jailed after racist abuse and assault on Newport taxi driver. South Wales Argus, 21 July 2013.
  12. Three charged with attack on Muslim man. Uxbridge Gazette, 11 July 2013.
  13. Race attack driver: Police took 41 days to respond. The Scotsman, 5 July 2013.
  14. Racist thug from Dartford who beat up innocent man on Underground narrowly avoids jail. News Shopper, 14 June 2013.
  15. Thug tries to snatch Muslim woman’s veil. Leicester Mercury, 11 June 2013.
  16. 78-year-old Asian woman physically assaulted as she becomes latest victim of racist backlash against town’s Muslims. Bucks Herald, 5 June 2013.
  17. Lee Rigby murder sparks rise in anti-Muslim attacks at Finsbury Park Mosque. Islington Gazette, 29 May 2013.
  18. Teen charged over ‘racist’ attack. Herald Scotland, 5 May 2013.
  19. Suspected arson attack on Muslim home in Shotton. ENGAGE, 4 April 2013.
  20. Man jailed for punch attack on teenage girl in Plaistow. BBC News, 25 February 2013.
  21. Racial attack in Colchester: police appeal. Brentwood Gazette, 3 February 2013.
  22. Teenage girl, 16, pulled hijab from Muslim woman’s head and punched mother-to-be in racist attack. Daily Mail, 22 January 2013.
  23. Seven sentenced for violence after English Defence League demonstration in Cleckheaton. Dewsbury Reporter, 15 January 2013.
  24. Birmingham teen sentenced for attack outside mosque. ENGAGE, 14 January 2013.
  25. Criminals you brought to justice: Woman punched schoolboy on Hull bus and man stole CCTV camera from mosque. Hull Daily Mail, 9 January 2013.
  26. Two Asian men attacked on New Years Day, Kent News, 7th January 2013


II. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

  1. Former soldiers who firebombed mosque are jailed for six years. Daily Mail, 20 December 2013.
  2. Investigation after criminal damage to mosque. Maldon and Burnham Standard, 16 December 2013.
  3. Police issue CCTV images of man in connection with mosque attack. East Anglian Daily Times, December 16, 2013.
  4. Pig’s head stuck on a spike outside Portsmouth Islamic school. Portsmouth News, 14 December 2013.
  5. Daniel Cressey guilty of aiding Grimsby mosque attack. BBC News, 28 November 2013.
  6. Man in court on ‘pig head’ charge. Blackpool Gazette, 25 November 2013.
  7. Maidenhead mosque graffiti man Lee Hunt writes apology. BBC News, 22 November 2013.
  8. Gloucester mosque arson attack: Two men jailed. BBC News, 21 November 2013.
  9. Racist graffiti attack in Blackburn. The Blackburn Citizen, 18 November 2013.
  10. Man sentenced for painting abuse on mosque. Maidenhead Advertiser, 1 November 2013.
  11. Andrew Grindlay cleared of breaking into and damaging Jamia Mosque. Kent Online, 31 October 2013.
  12. Harlow Islamic centre arson: Four men freed from bail. BBC News, 31 October 2013.
  13. Footage released of man in connection with attempted arson attack at mosque. Luton and Dunstable Express, 29 October 2013.
  14. Extremist admits murdering Muslim man and committing mosque attacks. The Independent, 22 October 2013.
  15. PCSOs commended for investigation into racist graffiti at mosque. Maidenhead Advertiser, 17 October 2013.
  16. Mosque graffiti left worshippers in fear of attack. Leicester Mercury, October 12, 2013.
  17. Petrol can found outside Luton mosque in attempted arson attack. Luton and Dunstable Express, 04 October 2013.
  18. Weston’s ‘big racist problem’. The Weston Mercury, 1 October 2013.
  19. Wirral man to stand trial accused of mosque bomb plot. Wirral Globe, 27th September 2013.
  20. Racist jailed for attacks on Islamic centres in Plymouth and across the country. Plymouth Herald, 21 September 2013.
  21. Wayne Stilwell jailed for mosque bacon attack. BBC News, 17 September 2013.
  22. Man charged with assaulting couple after alleged South Wales mosque attack. Wales Online, 14 September 2013.
  23. Three teens arrested in connection with Harlow Islamic Centre arson attack. Harlow Star, 9 September 2013.
  24. Government ‘go home’ vans blamed for ‘racist mosque attack’ in Corby. Metro, 4 September 2013.
  25. Church-goer threatened to ‘blow up’ Shelton Mosque. The Sentinel, 3 September 2013.
  26. Harlow Islamic Centre arson attack probed. BBC News, 26 August 2013.
  27. Men fascinated by mass killer Anders Breivik targeted mosques. Western Morining News, 24 August 2013.
  28. Braintree Islamic centre attack man Geoffrey Ryan jailed. BBC News, 21 August 2013.
  29. Police investigate criminal damage at a Neath mosque. South Wales Evening Post, 10 August 2013.
  30. Huntingdon mosque attacker jailed for four weeks. Hunts Post, 7 August 2013.
  31. Man arrested after stone attack on Bletchley mosque. Milton Keynes News, 22 July 2013.
  32. Evidence of explosion found near Wolverhampton mosque. Birmingham Mail, 19 July 2013.
  33. Walsall and Tipton mosque blasts: Two men arrested. BBC News, 18 July 2013.
  34. Two men to face trial over racist graffiti charges. Maidenhead Advertiser, 16 July 2013.
  35. Vandals target Scottish mosque. Herald Scotland, 10 July 2013.
  36. Kirkcaldy Muslim centre targeted in hate crime. Fife Today, 10 July 2013.
  37. Police treat dumped pig heads at Muslim family’s home as hate crime. The Telegraph and Argus, 1 July 2013.
  38. Racist graffiti is left on mosque. Express and Star, 1 July 2013.
  39. Hunt for man behind Liverpool mosque bomb scare. Liverpool Echo, 1 July 2013.
  40. Jailed: men who attacked Poole mosque sentenced to four months in prison. Bournemouth Echo, 28 June 2013.
  41. Swastikas sprayed on mosque walls in racist attack. Redditch Standard, 26 June 2013.
  42. Youth is charged after attack at Islamic centre. Leicester Mercury, 25 June 2013.
  43. Bomb left outside Walsall’s Aisha mosque. BBC News, 23 June 2013.
  44. Rhyl mosque fire attack: ‘Racist’ John Parkin jailed. BBC News, 20 June 2013.
  45. Gloucester mosque targetted in petrol bomb attack. ENGAGE, 18 June 2013.
  46. Racist vandals paint swastika on proposed mosque site in Green Lane, Worcester Park. Surrey Comet, 11 June 2013.
  47. Bacon put through Maidenhead mosque letterbox. Maidenhead Advertiser, 11 June 2013.
  48. Islamic boarding school fire in Bromley treated as suspicious by police. The Guardian, 9 June 2013.
  49. Racist targets Muslim mother of British soldier. East Grinstead Courier and Observer, 6 June 2013.
  50. Man who smashed Huntingdon mosque window appears in court. Hunts Post, 5 June 2013.
  51. Right-wing arson attack? ‘EDL’ graffiti found after Muswell Hill mosque is burnt down amid fears of Woolwich link.The Independent, 5 June 2013.
  52. Racist graffiti at Leeds site that will be Muslim centre. Yorkshire Evening Post, 4 June 2013.
  53. Vandals daub graffiti on Pleasington cemetery prayer hall. BBC News, 31 May 2013.
  54. Police Investigate Brixton Mosque Vandalism. The Voice, 29 May 2013.
  55. Burnley racist graffiti attack is suspected backlash to Woolwich soldier killing. Asian Image, 28 May 2013.
  56. Woolwich backlash: Two arrested after Grimsby mosque attack. The Independent, 27 May 2013.
  57. Racists attack Bournemouth mosque. Bournemouth Echo, 25 May 2013.
  58. Mosque attacked with petrol bomb. BBC News, 24 May 2013.
  59. Thugs attack chicken shop run by Muslim family in Upton Park. Newham Recorder, 24 May 2013.
  60. Paint attack on city Islamic Centre. UTV News, 24 May 2013.
  61. Braintree mosque ‘attack’ man appears in court. BBC News, 24 May 2013.
  62. Two charged over alleged criminal damage to mosque in Poole. Blackmore Vale Magazine, 24 May 2013.
  63. Man charged with Gillingham mosque attack. BBC News, 23 May 2013.
  64. Bacon left at Welsh mosque as Muslim Council of Wales warns of inter-racial tensions in wake of Woolwich murder. Wales Online, 23 May 2013.
  65. Affray charges and criminal damage arrests in Agbrigg. Wakefield Express, 18 May 2013.
  66. “Dumped pig’s head was the worst insult…. and it came from another Muslim.” Birmingham Mail, 16 May 2013.
  67. VIDEO: Stevenage Muslim speaks out after mosque hate crime. The Comet, 9 May 2013.
  68. Asbo woman jailed over racist graffiti spree. getSurrey, 23 April 2013.
  69. Food thrown at Wakefield mosque during late night attack. Wakefield Express, 11 April 2013.
  70. Man pleads guilty to leaving pig’s head outside Watford mosque. Muslim News, 31 March 2013.
  71. Chipping Norton mosque plans scrapped over alleged threat. BBC News, 13 February 2013.
  72. Three in court after ‘bacon thrown at Central Mosque’. Scotsman, 4 February 2013.
  73. Women charged over racist graffiti in Woking. BBC News, 26 January 2013.
  74. Man jailed over Newbury mosque pig’s head dumping. BBC News, 23 January 2013.

III. Verbal abuse and hate speech/social media abuse

  1. Muslim EDL member fined for abusing Asians at Bradford rally. Yorkshire Post, 31 October 2013.
  2. West Ham fans turn on own Muslim supporters as they pray. Daily Mail, October 22, 2013.
  3. Man arrested over ‘racist Tube train rant’. BBC News, 20 October 2013.
  4. PM criticises ‘appalling’ campaign against mosque opening. The Telegraph, 18 October 2013.
  5. Gunman shouted racial abuse outside Asian family home. Birmingham Mail, 9 October 2013.
  6. Mother probed for Facebook post that said she hoped Muslims drowned in Italy boat disaster. Daily Mail, 8 October 2013.
  7. Mosque disturbance offender admits: I’ve been stupid. Grimsby Telegraph, 5 October 2013.
  8. Commuter who told Asian man to ‘f*** off to your own country’ found NOT GUILTY. Daily Mail, 26 September 2013.
  9. Muslim woman verbally abused by racist yob – twice in a week. Plymouth Herald, 21 September 2013.
  10. Leicester mosque latest to receive Islamophobic DVD. 18 September 2013.
  11. UKIP councillor Chris Pain to face no action on Facebook post probe. BBC News, 9 September 2013.
  12. Shaun Tuck has written an open letter to say sorry for his actions. Northwich Guardian, 2 September 2013.
  13. Internet hoax from far right-website being investigated. Darlington & Stockton Times, 2 September 2013.
  14. ‘Disgusting’ Islamophobic DVDs sent to London mosques. BBC News, 27 August 2013.
  15. Drunken pair chanted ‘EDL’. Grimsby Telegraph, 24 August 2013.
  16. Cambridge man who threatened to torch a mosque banned from city’s Islamic centres. Cambridge News, 16 August 2013.
  17. Men wanted after racial abuse on train to Barking. Barking and Dagenham Post, 12 August 2013.
  18. Thug must pay compensation to racial abuse victims. Derbyshire Times, 30 July 2013.
  19. Man who revealed tattoo of a mosque being blown up during EDL march is arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred. Daily Mail, 30 July 2013.
  20. Woman fined for racist outburst while drunk on her way to EDL rally. Birmingham Mail, 22 July 2013.
  21. Facebook user jailed for Grimsby mosque comments. Grimsby Telegraph, 18 July 2013.
  22. Man avoids jail for Woolwich Facebook message. BBC, 16 July 2013.
  23. Ex Ukip councillor Eric Kitson to face no charges over offensive Facebook comments. Express and Star, 5 July 2013.
  24. Emma West Croydon tram race rant woman sentenced. BBC News, 1 July 2013.
  25. Women suffer ‘vile racist tirade’ in Worcester. BBC News, 25 June 2013.
  26. Merseyside footballer Shaun Tuck charged over Mosque tweets. Liverpool Echo, 21 June 2013.
  27. Woolwich attack: racist Facebook posts lead to suspended jail term. The Guardian, 14 June 2013.
  28. Boxer who threatened Muslims with ‘insane violence’ while posing with a gun on day of murder of Lee Rigby is jailed. Daily Mail, 12 June 2013.
  29. Manager of boxing champion Ricky Burns faces racism probe after vicious comments against Muslims appear on his Facebook page. Daily Record, 9 June 2013.
  30. Former North Yorkshire Ukip canvasser arrested over racist Facebook posts. Northern Echo, 6 June 2013.
  31. Emma West: Croydon tram race rant woman pleads guilty. BBC News, 5 June 2013.
  32. Internet troll posted messages on Facebook telling people to petrol bomb businesses run by Muslims the morning after Lee Rigby’s murder. Daily Mail, 29 May 2013.
  33. EDL activist faces jail for Hastings mosque threat. The Argus, 27 May 2013.
  34. Woolwich attack: police monitor social media after rise in racial abuse. MSN News, 25 May 2013.
  35. Two bailed after arrest over Woolwich attack Twitter comments. The Independent, 24 May 2013.
  36. Message of hate daubed on Mitcham bridge in wake of Woolwich slaughter. This is Local London, 23 May 2013.
  37. Man cautioned over comments about Muslim prayer centre plan. Asian Image, 18 May 2013.
  38. UKIP race row fury: Councillor faces sack as Facebook rants are exposed. The Mirror, 12 May 2013.
  39. Police confirm pig’s head was brandished during far right Leeds protest. Yorkshire Post, 8 May 2013.
  40. ‘Anti-Muslim’ leaflets sent to Lancashire councillors. Lancashire Evening Post, 25 April 2013.
  41. Police search for woman in racist YouTube rant. The Independent, 22 April 2013.
  42. Councillor who described all Muslims as ‘terrorists’ and asked why people should be ‘interested in black history’ apologises. Daily Mail, 18 April 2013.
  43. Tube worker posts offensive anti-Muslim taunts on Facebook. Evening Standard, 19 February 2013.
  44. Racial abuse shouted in Hartlepool Mosque. Loonwatch, 16 February 2013.
  45. Racist trolls target police Facebook page. Yellow Advertiser, 7 February 2013.
  46. Tory suspended in racism probe. Enfield Advertiser, 6 February 2013.
  47. Arrest in Demba Ba race abuse probe. BBC News, 30 January 2013.
  48. Man quits Far-Right league as Thanet Gazette expose Muslim hatred posts. Isle of Thanet Gazette, 14 January 2013.
  49. No jury consensus on trial of man who ripped-up Qur’an, National Secular Society, 9th January 2013

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