Sikh gurus adopted the turban, in part, to remind Sikhs that all humans are sovereign, royal and ultimately equal. But their attire can also lead to misunderstandings and at times, hate crimes.
There were 590,000 incidents of assaults and threats on shop workers in 2018.
Beliefs about the role played by foreign nationals in South Africa clearly influence how people think about anti-immigrant hate crime.
Crime related to Islamophobia and anti-Semitism have shown an increase in recent years. An expert explains that American antagonism toward Islamic and Jewish traditions goes back nearly 500 years
Violence against LGBTQ people in Brazil is at an all-time high, but artists refuse to be intimidated.
It's time for social media platforms to be more open about how livestreaming works, how it is moderated, and what should happen if or when the rules break down.
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.