Latest Hate crime Stories

2014-02-25 23:29:50

New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm welcomes CombatHate, a new smartphone app that allows users to instantly and confidentially record and report incidents of hate crime. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A smartphone app called CombatHate was introduced by law enforcement officials and community leaders at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, California. The new CombatHate app allows users to instantly and anonymously record and...

2013-01-04 05:01:51

New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm rails against hate crime. Most recently, a woman pushed a man in front of an oncoming elevated train motivated by hatred for what she perceived to be his religious beliefs. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 In an extreme case of hate crime, a woman was arrested and charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime. Her alleged victim was a man she thought was either Hindu or Muslim. He died after being...

2012-10-09 14:15:44

Research will include widest range of groups to be investigated in a single study Britain's most comprehensive study of hate crime is being launched this month in Leicester by a specialist research team at the University of Leicester. Criminologists from the University are starting a major two-year project, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, examining the experiences of those who are victimized because of their identity, vulnerability or perceived 'difference' in the...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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