The Irish government launched a public consultation earlier in October to strengthen the country’s existing laws regulating hate speech and hate crimes, and the right wing forces have opposed the move.
According to Amnesty International’s Halt the Hate website, 181 hate crimes were recorded in the first six months of the year. In 121 of these instances, Dalits (the formerly untouchable castes) were targets
Although the police is yet to ascertain motives for the attack, there are indications that it could be part of the increasing hate crimes against ethnic and racial minorities since Donald Trump’s entry in mainstream politics
The St. Mary Baptist Church, Greater Union Baptist Church and Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, which are of historic significance of the Black community, were burnt down in Louisiana between March 26 and April 6 in what are believed to be racist attacks
The Highlander Research and Education Center was founded in 1932 and has played a pivotal role in working-class, revolutionary movements in the south and across the US
The Jewish Community had expressed their anguish over the the rising hate crimes in USA under the presidency of Donald Trump.