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One Hate Crime Reported Every Day - Irish Examiner Article

17.10.2016
Hate Crimes

With contribution from Jennifer Schweppe, School of Law..

 

Hate crimes are being reported at a rate of almost one every day, official figures have revealed.Some 151 aggravated incidents were recorded by gardaí in the first six months of this year — a near doubling of the numbers previously logged. But experts warned the scourge could be more widespread because victims are reluctant to report and a fifth of all crime is not added to the Garda’s Pulse computer database.[more]