Hate crime

Hate crime convict in US ordered to learn about Sikh faith as part of jail sentence

25-year-old Andrew Ramsey was sentenced to three years imprisonment for brutally assaulting Harwinder Singh Dodd, who was working at a convenience store in Oregon this January.

published on : 25th May 2019

Over Rs 4.1 crore raised for treatment of 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

On April 23, Dhriti Narayan, a grade 7 student, her brother, father and other family members were crossing a road in Sunnyvale when they were struck down by a former soldier suffering from PTSD.

published on : 7th May 2019

FBI foils pro-IS army veteran's plan to bomb white supremacist rally in California

He also discussed picking off Jews walking to synagogue, shooting police officers or attacking a church or military base, according to investigators.

published on : 30th April 2019

US synagogue shooting: 19-year-old kills 1, wounds rabbi and 2 others in California's Poway

There were indications an AR-type assault weapon might have malfunctioned after the gunman, identified as John Earnest, fired numerous rounds inside the Chabad of Poway, San Diego County.

published on : 28th April 2019

US driver mistakes pedestrians for Muslims, runs into them injuring 8: Police

Three members of the same family are among the eight pedestrians injured Tuesday -- a father and his son and daughter.

published on : 27th April 2019

218 cases of hate crimes reported in India in 2018, Uttar Pradesh tops chart: Amnesty

Cow-related violence and so-called 'honour' killings were among the common instances of alleged hate crimes, the report said.

published on : 5th March 2019

Man faces hate crime charge after throwing hot coffee, punching Sikh clerk in US

The Council on American-Islamic Relations and its allies from the Sikh community condemned the attack.

published on : 17th February 2019

Ziya Us Salam's 'Lynch Files' seeks to decipher the hatred behind lynchings 

Ziya Us Salam also discusses the Supreme Court judgement against lynching and says it has given some hope.

published on : 3rd February 2019

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett attacked in Chicago, police investigating possible hate crime 

The 36-year-old actor was exiting a restaurant in Chicago when two men started shouting racial and homophobic slurs towards him before attacking Smollett.

published on : 30th January 2019

US man charged with hate crime for assaulting Indian-origin woman in New York subway

Allasheed Allah, 54, was arraigned on Thursday and charged with assault as a hate crime and aggravated harassment against Avneet Kaur, 20, for the attack in New York City's Queens borough last month.

published on : 15th December 2018

Man from Medak district shot dead by teenager in US

In yet another shocking shooting incident in the US, a 61-year-old man from Medak was murdered outside his home in Ventnor City, New Jersey in the late hours of November 15.

published on : 18th November 2018

Trump administration aggressively enforcing hate crimes laws: US Attorney General 

Under President Donald Trump, the Department of Justice is going to courts across America to defend the rights of people of faith, Sessions said at an event in Boston

published on : 30th October 2018

British Sikhs fear Islamophobia on Sikhs' being ignored

Sikh and Hindu groups have been lobbying over the issue for some time and in January last year, the UK government responded with a specific policy to help these communities report hate crime.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Britain records surge in religious hate crime: Home Office data

The figures also indicate that most religious hate crime, 52 per cent of all offences, was aimed at Muslims or so-called Islamophobic hate crime.

published on : 16th October 2018

Dadri, Alwar and cow vigilantism: Testimonies of despair and strength in 'Lynch Nation'

“Lynch Nation”, the trailer of which went online Monday, is a collection of testimonies from those who survived mob fury and the families of those who didn't.

published on : 25th September 2018
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