During the Cold War, the FBI boasted a ‘Judeo-Christian’ heritage in the US but also demonstrated anti-Jewish prejudice.
Our research tried to identify patterns linking antisemitic incidents to particular dates, local trends or global events. The aim was to be better prepared to counter them.
US culture has long represented Asian American women as sexually seductive – showing how victims’ gender and race cannot be separated when attacked by white male violence.
Bias-motivated attacks became a distinct crime in the 1980s. But police investigate only a fraction of the roughly 200,000 hate crimes reported each year – and even fewer ever make it to court.
Some racism isn’t criminal at all but still is the result of deep-seated and long-standing racial prejudices.
As New Zealand marks the second anniversary of the March 15 atrocity, the general terror threat has increased and doubts persist about police and security agency preparedness.
The death of Phillip Mbuji Johansen highlights how courts fail to consider entrenched racial biases when they assess what amounts to ‘intent’.
An international survey of women media workers has found that in many cases, physical attacks appear to have followed online threats.
Hate crimes after a terrorist attack usually target people from the terrorist’s background. But the Christchurch mosque shootings led to a surge in abuse directed at victims of the attacks.
In her first state of the union speech, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen took a confrontational stance over discrimination, singling out Poland in particular.
As evangelicalism spreads across Brazil, some of Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious gangs see minority religions as an affront to God. And they’re using guns to spread their gospel.
Online abuse and institutional racism are ruining the beautiful game.
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.