A new theory of language suggests that people understand words by unconsciously simulating what they describe. Repeated exposure – and the simulation that comes with it – makes it easier to act.
Law enforcement officials aren't trained in recognizing hate crimes, leaving national numbers on these attacks unreliable.
A parliamentary inquiry looking at hate crimes against LGBTIQ people could acknowledge injustices in how past cases were handled, and take steps to ensure better reporting mechanisms.
What have Gypsies ever done for the UK? There's metalwork, art, music, boxing, equine expertise, skilled labour ... food bank donations.
For the first time the UK has a working definition for Islamophobia.
As death tolls rise from hate crimes, a psychiatrist wonders: Is it time to treat bigotry like a disease?
The shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue joins a list of more than 200 other ideologically motivated attacks by far-right extremists since 1990.
After the killing of 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, a scholar explains why this hate crime reminds her of the political climate between the two world wars in the US.
The attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh and the sending of pipe bombs to critics of the current administration are examples of the increase in the violence on the margins of the right.
Twenty years ago, Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered for being gay. A lawyer who helped implement hate crime legislation in Shepard's name reflects on its strengths and limitations.
A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.
American Sikhs have been the target of many racist attacks. An expert explains the Sikh faith and its history in the United States.
In 38 US cities, hate crimes rose 12 percent in 2017. There were 1,038 hate crimes in the nation’s 10 largest cities – the most in more than a decade.
Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that.
It would diminsh the value of Britain's multilingualism, promote a monolingual ideology and discriminate against speakers of other languages.
As Canadians, we shouldn't blame U.S. President Donald Trump for the rise of hatred here. He may have emboldened the so-called alt-right in Canada, but it was flourishing long before his election.
There's still far too much we don't know about hate crimes in the US – and that affects how we study and enforce these crimes.
Victimisation, fear of reprisal and the need for more police support mean thousands of hate crimes against disabled people go unreported
Like the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, the murder of Richard Collins III was a symptom of violent extremism that should be treated accordingly.
Sikhs, Hindus and men with beards have reported anti-Muslim hate crime.