Wednesday, January 19

BRÅ: Several hate crimes linked to the pandemic – News (Ekot)

Evelyn Mok.

Listen: hate crime APP

  • BRÅ has identified a hate crime motive in 3,400 police reports from 2020.

  • The most common category is xenophobic and racist hate crimes – which account for more than half of the cases – followed by hate crimes against religious groups, followed by LGBTQI-related hate crimes.

  • BRÅ has identified 15 cases of synophobic hate crimes linked to the pandemic – something that comedian Evelyn Mok experienced.

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