Police and prosecutors ‘failing to protect British Jews from hate crime’, new data suggests – The Independent

‘Police and prosecutors have been accused of betraying British Jews by failing to crack down on anti-Semitic crime. New research suggests suspected hate offences targeting Jewish victims surged for the third consecutive year in 2016, reaching the worst level on record.’

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The Independent, 15th July 2017

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Viscount who offered money for killing of Brexit campaigner Gina Miller jailed for 12 weeks – The Independent

Posted July 14th, 2017 in internet, news, racism, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A viscount who offered money to people who killed a Brexit campaigner has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 13th July 2017

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Burger van owner prosecuted after going on anti-Islamic rant and refusing to serve a sausage sandwich – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 12th, 2017 in fines, hate crime, Islam, news, racism, religiously aggravated offences by sally

‘A burger van owner has been prosecuted after he refused to serve a sausage sandwich to a customer who argued against his anti-Islamic views.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th July 2017

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Aristocrat faces jail after being menacing and racist about Gina Miller – The Guardian

Posted July 12th, 2017 in internet, news, racism, threatening behaviour by sally

‘A viscount who offered money on Facebook for anyone to run over and kill anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller is facing jail after being convicted of sending menacing messages.’

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The Guardian, 11th July 2017

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Peter Scotter jailed over Sunderland niqab attack – BBC News

Posted July 4th, 2017 in assault, hate crime, news, racism, sentencing by sally

‘A man who pulled a niqab off a woman’s face and called her a “stupid” Muslim has been jailed for 15 months.’

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BBC News, 3rd July 2017

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Man jailed for hitting Muslim woman in the face with bacon – The Independent

‘A man who abused two Muslim women before striking one of them in the face with a packet of bacon has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 30th June 2017

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Number of far-right extremists flagged to Government terror unit soars 30% in a year – The Independent

‘The number of suspected far-right extremists referred to the Government’s key anti-terror programme soared by 30 per cent in the past year, The Independent has learnt.’

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The Independent, 19th June 2017

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Anti-Muslim hate crimes increase fivefold since London Bridge attacks – The Guardian

Posted June 8th, 2017 in hate crime, Islam, London, news, racism, terrorism by sally

‘The London Bridge attacks have triggered a big spike in hate crimes with a significant amount of them being attacks in the street directed at British Muslims.’

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The Guardian, 7th June 2017

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Angry judge locks up criminal for calling him ‘mate’ in court – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 25th, 2017 in contempt of court, costs, debts, fines, judges, news, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘A judge has thrown a racist who called him “mate” in court behind bars for being disrespectful.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th May 2017

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‘Shabby racist’ kicked pregnant Muslim woman in the stomach causing her to miscarry – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 23rd, 2017 in assault, news, racism, sentencing, violent offenders by tracey

‘A pregnant Muslim woman suffered a miscarriage after a racist thug kicked her in the stomach during a supermarket row, a court heard. Jailing David Gallacher for three years and seven months for the attack , Judge Francis Sheridan described him as a “shabby racist” and told him “This country will not bow to the views of racists.” ‘

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd May 2017

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Judge disciplined over speech saying racism ‘alive and well’ in judiciary – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2017 in disciplinary procedures, judges, news, racism by tracey

‘Peter Herbert, a part-time judge and chair of the Society of Black Lawyers, has been disciplined by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office for making a public speech on a political issue.’

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The Guardian, 6th April 2017

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RAF serviceman who said joining military meant ‘killing blacks’ is jailed after colleague reports Facebook post – Daily Telegraph

‘A serviceman who urged people to join the military as “you get to kill” black people “without going to prison” has been jailed after a colleague refused to work with him.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th March 2017

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Man jailed for racial abuse on Manchester tram – The Guardian

‘Robert Molloy, 20, was sentenced to 24 weeks in prison over the racist attack filmed by a fellow tram passenger in Manchester.’

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The Guardian, 7th February 2017

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Teenager who praised killer of Jo Cox guilty of making pipebomb – The Guardian

‘A teenage white supremacist who lauded the killer of MP Jo Cox as a hero has been found guilty of making a pipebomb.’

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The Guardian, 27th January 2017

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‘Neighbour from hell’ who waged racist campaign against foreign family spared jail as he served in Army – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 25th, 2017 in armed forces, harassment, news, racism, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A veteran who “emotionally and mentally tortured” his Colombian neighbours has been spared jail despite a campaign of racist hatred because he served in the Army.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th January 2017

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Judge cleared of misconduct after calling racist thug a ‘bit of a c—‘ – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 10th, 2017 in complaints, disciplinary procedures, judges, news, racism, trials by sally

‘A judge who called a racist thug a “bit of a c—” after he launched a foul-mouthed tirade at her has been cleared of misconduct.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th January 2017

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UK justice system is racist, suggests one of Britain’s only non-white judges – The Independent

Posted January 10th, 2017 in disciplinary procedures, judges, news, racism by sally

‘Britain’s justice system is racist and should not be trusted by ethnic minorities, one of the UK’s only black judges has suggested.’

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The Independent, 10th January 2017

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Black judge claims he was discriminated against by disciplinary panel – The Guardian

Posted January 9th, 2017 in disciplinary procedures, judges, judiciary, news, race discrimination, racism by sally

‘A disciplinary panel has recommended that a prominent black judge should receive both an apology and “formal advice” – a dressing down – after its members found he committed misconduct in a speech he made referring to a fellow judge and that the matter had not been handled well.’

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The Guardian, 8th January 2017

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Stalkers facing longer jail terms for torment caused to victims – BBC News

Posted January 6th, 2017 in harassment, news, racism, religiously aggravated offences, sentencing, stalking by tracey

‘The maximum sentence for stalking available to courts in England and Wales is to rise from five years to 10.’

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BBC News, 6th January 2017

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UK adopts antisemitism definition to combat hate crime against Jews – The Guardian

Posted December 12th, 2016 in hate crime, Israel, Judaism, news, racism by sally

‘The government is to formally adopt a definition of what constitutes antisemitism, which includes over-sweeping condemnation of Israel, with Theresa May saying the measure will help efforts to combat hate crime against Jews.’

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The Guardian, 12th December 2016

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