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West Yorkshire’s latest crime figures see racial-oriented hate crime soar above others

West Yorkshire’s latest crime figures see racial-oriented hate crime soar above others

By Immy Share The number of race-related hate crimes has significantly over-taken the figures of other hate crimes over the past year in West Yorkshire. The new statistics released by the Crown Prosecution Service show 445 racial hate crimes occurred across the area, with 87.6 per cent of these resulting in charges. The March to March annual report shows that […]

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West Yorkshire Police launch campaign for National Hate Crime Awareness Week

West Yorkshire Police launch campaign for National Hate Crime Awareness Week

By Luke Hudson A CAMPAIGN to raise public awareness of hate crime was launched this week. The campaign will work with local communities to provide education and support for victims to speak up when incidents take place.

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Fears over rise in hate crimes after Jo Cox murder and Brexit

Fears over rise in hate crimes after Jo Cox murder and Brexit

By Leonie Stanton THERE IS growing concern about hate crimes against ethnic minorities in Yorkshire after a study found 50,000 offensive tweets were sent supporting the man who murdered Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox.

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Human rights experts “not convinced” by funding to tackle hate crime in Leeds

Human rights experts “not convinced” by funding to tackle hate crime in Leeds

By Lina Arshad FUNDING TO battle hate crime in Leeds has been criticised by human rights activists for being too narrow in focus.

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