Man who commented online “Britain needs 650 Thomas Mairs” sentenced for posting extremist content – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A far-right extremist who posted offensive content on social media and glorified the murderer of Jo Cox MP has been jailed for two years and eight months.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 9th February 2024

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Man sentenced for shouting antisemitic abuse – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A man has been sentenced to 10 weeks’ imprisonment for shouting antisemitic and other racist slurs in public before making violent threats toward a police officer.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 5th January 2024

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YouTuber sentenced for antisemitic abuse during livestream, CPS says – The Independent

‘A YouTuber who targeted antisemitic abuse at a Jewish woman during a livestream has been sentenced for a hate crime.’

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The Independent, 16th November 2023

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Football fan convicted of racially abusing Rio Ferdinand – The Independent

Posted November 2nd, 2023 in hate crime, news, public order, racism, sport by sally

‘A football fan has been convicted of racially abusing Rio Ferdinand at a Premier League match.’

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The Independent, 1st November 2023

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CPS prosecution guidance on protests and demonstrations in light of the Middle East conflict – Crown Prosecution Service

‘The CPS is aware that following the recent disturbing events in the Middle East, the public and many different communities may be concerned about protests or demonstrations. The CPS recognises that whilst in the main demonstrations and protests will be peaceful and lawful, there may be incidents of public disorder and it is possible that some individuals may commit criminal offences.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 13th October 2023

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No apologies over Grays golly doll pub investigation, says police chief – BBC News

Posted September 11th, 2023 in Crown Prosecution Service, hate crime, licensed premises, news, police, racism by tracey

‘A police chief constable has “no regrets” after his officers investigated pub landlords who displayed golly dolls behind their bar.’

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BBC News, 11th September 2023

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CPS cracks down on football tragedy abuse – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 8th, 2023 in Crown Prosecution Service, hate crime, news, public order, sport by tracey

‘Fans are being warned they face being banned from football matches – and next year’s Men’s European Championships – if they commit tragedy-related abuse as prosecutors publish additional guidance today. The CPS has updated its prosecution guidance on football related offences which reconfirms today (7 August 2023) that tragedy-related abuse can be prosecuted as a public order offence.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 7th August 2023

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Police officer cleared of gross misconduct over patka removal – BBC News

‘A police sergeant has been cleared of gross misconduct after he removed the head covering of a Sikh man in custody.’

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BBC News, 3rd August 2023

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Man whose house had Nazi flags, fridge magnets and Adolf Hitler portrait jailed – The Independent

Posted August 3rd, 2023 in hate crime, inciting racial hatred, news, racism, sentencing by sally

‘A man whose house was found adorned with Nazi flags, fridge magnets and a portrait of Adolf Hitler has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 2nd August 2023

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Gypsy, Roma and Travellers suffer ‘persistent’ discrimination in UK – The Guardian

Posted May 25th, 2023 in hate crime, minorities, news, racism, travellers by tracey

‘There is “troublingly persistent” levels of discrimination against Gypsy, Roma and Travellers (GRT) in the UK, an expert group from Europe’s leading human rights body has found.’

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The Guardian, 25th May 2023

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Danish far-right leader banned from UK over threat to burn Quran in Wakefield – BBC News

Posted March 21st, 2023 in hate crime, immigration, Islam, news by tracey

‘A Danish far-right politician has been barred from the UK after threatening to burn a copy of the Quran in Wakefield.’

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BBC News, 20th March 2023

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Eleanor Williams jailed for eight and a half years after rape and trafficking lies – The Guardian

‘A woman has been jailed for eight and a half years after being found guilty of lying about being raped and trafficked by an Asian grooming gang, and making false rape claims against a series of other men.’

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The Guardian, 14th March 2023

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How Deep Does Misogyny Run In The Met? – Each Other

‘The Metropolitan Police Service (Met) was put under “special measures” in 2022, following a series of acts carried out by serving police officers, including: the rape and murder of Sarah Everard, unethical handling of the bodies of Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry, the strip-search of Child Q, and a series of WhatsApp groups which cultivated rape culture. But that was the tip of the iceberg in unearthing misogyny in the Met.’

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Each Other, 25th January 2023

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Football banning orders in England and Wales up 230% on last season – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2023 in drug offences, hate crime, news, public order, sport, statistics by sally

‘Football banning orders issued in relation to matches in England and Wales have increased notably in the first half of this season compared with the same period last season, according to police figures.’

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The Guardian, 12th January 2023

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Man given suspended 10-week sentence over racist assault on teacher in Stockport – The Guardian

‘A former soldier who pleaded guilty to a racist assault after chasing a teacher down the street with two umbrellas and using a racial slur has received a 10-week suspended sentence and been ordered to pay his victim £300.’

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The Guardian, 8th December 2022

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Online Safety Bill: Plan to make big tech remove harmful content axed – BBC News

Posted November 29th, 2022 in bills, children, hate crime, internet, news by sally

‘Controversial measures which would have forced big technology platforms to take down legal but harmful material have been axed from the Online Safety Bill.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2022

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Government drops plan to combat anti-Muslim hatred with official definition of Islamophobia – The Independent

‘The government has dropped work on an official definition of Islamophobia that was promised more than three years ago, amid mounting concern over inaction on the issue.’

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The Independent, 30th October 2022

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UK can take lead in averting mass atrocity crimes, MPs’ report says – The Guardian

‘The UK can take a lead in trying to forecast and avert mass atrocity crimes, MPs suggest in a report published on Monday.’

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The Guardian, 17th October 2022

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Football hate crime: CPS vows to use new banning orders – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted July 1st, 2022 in Crown Prosecution Service, hate crime, internet, news, sport by tracey

‘The CPS today vows to use football banning orders to those convicted of online hate crime connected to the game and prevent them from attending matches.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 29th June 2022

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Terrorism offenders ‘enjoy high status’ in prison, QC’s official report says – The Guardian

Posted April 28th, 2022 in hate crime, Islam, news, prisons, reports, terrorism by sally

‘Some terrorists in prison enjoy status and celebrity among their fellow inmates amid a culture of fear and violence in jails in England and Wales that is being exacerbated by staffing cuts, an official review has concluded.’

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The Guardian, 27th April 2022

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