Hate Crime

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Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan

10 Aug 2019

Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan

Recently, United States President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people in a reported hate crime against immigrants on Saturday.

Hindu priest brutally attacked near temple in New York

21 Jul 2019

Hindu priest brutally attacked near temple in New York

A Hindu priest was brutally attacked near a temple in the Floral Park area of Queens, New York reportedly in a suspected hate crime incident.

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

14 Jul 2019

Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej

Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.

London homophobic attack: Lesbian-couple brutally thrashed for refusing to kiss

07 Jun 2019

London homophobic attack: Lesbian-couple brutally thrashed for refusing to kiss

In a brutal homophobic attack in London, a lesbian couple was thrashed and robbed by some men on a bus after they refused to kiss.

Over Rs. 4cr raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

09 May 2019

Over Rs. 4cr raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

Around Rs. 4.2 crore has been raised via a GoFundMe page for the treatment of an Indian-American hate crime victim, Dhriti Narayan, who was plowed down by a motorist in Sunnyvale, California, on April 23.

Hate crime in US: Man brutally kicks, punches Sikh man

20 Jan 2019

Hate crime in US: Man brutally kicks, punches Sikh man

A Sikh man has been brutally assaulted in an alleged hate crime by a white man who pulled his beard, kicked and punched him in the face at a store in the US, the latest such incident in the country.

Last year, over 8,400 hate crimes were reported in US

14 Nov 2018

Last year, over 8,400 hate crimes were reported in US

Over 8,400 hate crime incidents, including 24 against Sikhs, 15 against Hindus, and over 300 against Muslims, were reported in the US in 2017, according to an FBI report.

Gujarat: Seven Bihari men attacked for wearing 'lungis'

17 Oct 2018

Gujarat: Seven Bihari men attacked for wearing 'lungis'

After the rape of a 14-month-old toddler, allegedly by a Bihari worker, sparked violence against migrants from UP and Bihar in Gujarat, seven Bihari men were attacked in Vadodara allegedly for wearing 'lungis'.

UK: Indian-origin family's house set ablaze while they were asleep

19 Sep 2018

UK: Indian-origin family's house set ablaze while they were asleep

An Indian-origin family of four in the UK had a lucky escape when their house was targeted in an "unprovoked" arson attack, which the police is treating as a hate crime.

US airman convicted of hate crime for beating Sikh man

01 Sep 2018

US airman convicted of hate crime for beating Sikh man

A US airman has been found guilty of aggravated assault with a hate-crime enhancement for beating a Sikh man two years ago.

UK: Gurdwara burned in suspected arson attack, no injuries reported

29 Aug 2018

UK: Gurdwara burned in suspected arson attack, no injuries reported

The Guru Nanak Gurdwara Sahib in Leith city, Scotland has been severely damaged in a suspected arson attack with police treating the "suspicious" act as a hate crime, BBC reported.

Madrasa stops children from singing 'national-anthem', Yogi government cancel recognition

22 Aug 2018

Madrasa stops children from singing 'national-anthem', Yogi government cancel recognition

Taking a serious view of alleged opposition by the principal and teachers of a madrasa (Islamic seminary) to the singing of the national anthem during Independence Day function, the Uttar Pradesh government has canceled its recognition.

US: Sikh man stabbed to death in New Jersey

17 Aug 2018

US: Sikh man stabbed to death in New Jersey

A Sikh man has been stabbed to death at his store in the US state of New Jersey, the third incident targeting the minority Sikh community in the country in three weeks.

US: Police-chief's son attacks Sikh man; shows 'middle-finger' in court

12 Aug 2018

US: Police-chief's son attacks Sikh man; shows 'middle-finger' in court

The teenager son of a police chief in California, who brutally assaulted a 71-year-old Sikh man, grinned and made obscene gestures by flashing his middle fingers, during his first court appearance, according to a report by Sacramento's FOX40 News.

'He'd have helped you understand': Kuchibhotla's widow tells his murderer

08 Aug 2018

'He'd have helped you understand': Kuchibhotla's widow tells his murderer

Sunayana Dumala, widow of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla who was shot dead in the US, told the murderer that if he had just kept his anger aside, "Srinu would have been happy to...help you understand that not every brown-skinned person is suspicious or evil."

US: Sikh man beaten, told 'go back to your country'

06 Aug 2018

US: Sikh man beaten, told 'go back to your country'

A 50-year-old Sikh man was allegedly beaten up by two white men in Keyes, California and a racist message "Go back to ur country" was spray-painted on his pickup truck.

Canada: Indian man shot dead in gun violence in Brampton

19 Jul 2018

Canada: Indian man shot dead in gun violence in Brampton

A 27-year-old Indian man in Canada has been shot dead in his home by four assailants in Brampton city.

US: Indian student Sharath Koppu's killer had long criminal record

19 Jul 2018

US: Indian student Sharath Koppu's killer had long criminal record

The man who killed 25-year-old Indian student Sharath Koppu in United States' Kansas City had an extensive criminal background and was just 15 when he was first arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 2009.

US cops shoot dead Indian student Sharath Koppu's suspected killer

16 Jul 2018

US cops shoot dead Indian student Sharath Koppu's suspected killer

Kansas Police have shot dead the suspected killer of Indian student Sharath Koppu in the US, 10 days after the crime.

Indian student shooting: Police release suspect's photo, announce $10,000 reward

08 Jul 2018

Indian student shooting: Police release suspect's photo, announce $10,000 reward

Kansas Police have released CCTV footage of the suspect who shot to death Indian student Sharath Koppu Friday evening.

Indian-student shot dead in US restaurant, police rule out hate-crime

08 Jul 2018

Indian-student shot dead in US restaurant, police rule out hate-crime

On Friday evening (local time), an Indian student was shot by miscreants inside a restaurant in United States' Kansas City.

Hate Crime in UK: Gurdwara and Mosque set on fire

06 Jun 2018

Hate Crime in UK: Gurdwara and Mosque set on fire

A Gurdwara and a Mosque were set on fire in the English city of Leeds with the police treating them as hate crimes.

American who shot dead Indian-origin Srinivas Kuchibhotla jailed for life

05 May 2018

American who shot dead Indian-origin Srinivas Kuchibhotla jailed for life

The US Navy veteran who shot dead Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas City last year has been sentenced to life.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla killer pleads guilty to first-degree murder

07 Mar 2018

Srinivas Kuchibhotla killer pleads guilty to first-degree murder

52-year-old Adam Purinton has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder of Indian-American IT engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas in February'17.

New Jersey city's first Sikh mayor is getting death threats

18 Feb 2018

New Jersey city's first Sikh mayor is getting death threats

The first Sikh mayor of New Jersey's Hoboken city in the US is receiving death threats.

"Hate turban people": US man points gun at Sikh cabbie

16 Feb 2018

"Hate turban people": US man points gun at Sikh cabbie

In a disturbing incident, a person in Illinois, US, put a gun to a Sikh cab driver's head and asked which country he belongs to.

White power, swastikas spray-painted on Sikh man's store in Kentucky

07 Feb 2018

White power, swastikas spray-painted on Sikh man's store in Kentucky

A masked man was caught on camera vandalizing a gas station owned by a Sikh in Kentucky, US, and spray-painting racial slurs.

21 attacks on Indian-students abroad in 2017, most in Poland

25 Jan 2018

21 attacks on Indian-students abroad in 2017, most in Poland

Government data has revealed that the most attacks on Indian students abroad happened in Poland last year, with nine of 21 incidents reported from there.

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling racially attacked

18 Dec 2017

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling racially attacked

Greater Manchester Police are currently investigating an alleged racial attack on Manchester City's forward Raheem Sterling.

Now report hate crime through the new civil rights app

26 Jun 2017

Now report hate crime through the new civil rights app

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) launched a new app that supports civil rights and counters the alarming surge in hate crimes.

19-year-old boy killed on train by a lynch mob

24 Jun 2017

19-year-old boy killed on train by a lynch mob

Another young life became a casualty at the hands of a lynch mob while aboard a train.

US Police arrests a Sikh-convert for carrying kirpan

18 Jun 2017

US Police arrests a Sikh-convert for carrying kirpan

A Sikh convert was arrested by the US police for carrying a kirpan at a grocery store.

UK- Hijab ripped off, woman knocked to the ground

11 Jun 2017

UK- Hijab ripped off, woman knocked to the ground

In an alleged hate crime, a UK man ripped off a woman's hijab and knocked her to the ground.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla killing: Kansas man indicted on hate crime charges

10 Jun 2017

Srinivas Kuchibhotla killing: Kansas man indicted on hate crime charges

Adam Purinton, accused of killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two in a Kansas bar, was indicted on federal hate crime and firearms charges.

Telangana youth critical, after being shot in California

08 Jun 2017

Telangana youth critical, after being shot in California

An Indian youth from Telangana was shot at in California by unknown people four days ago, allegedly after an altercation with robbers.

Indian taxi driver beaten, racially abused in Australia

22 May 2017

Indian taxi driver beaten, racially abused in Australia

Pradeep Singh, a 25 year old taxi driver in Tasmania, Australia was assaulted and racially abused by his passengers at the Sandy Bay McDonald's drive-through in Tasmania. He is currently in hospital.

Missing 20-year-old Indian-origin student of Cornell University found dead

20 May 2017

Missing 20-year-old Indian-origin student of Cornell University found dead

A 20-year-old Indian origin student of New York's Cornell University was found dead after having been missing since two days.

Indian-origin doctor found dead in the US

08 May 2017

Indian-origin doctor found dead in the US

An Indian-origin doctor in Michigan was found dead in the passenger seat of a car in mysterious circumstances.

Indian-origin couple gunned down by daughter's ex-boyfriend

06 May 2017

Indian-origin couple gunned down by daughter's ex-boyfriend

An angry lover shot down an Indian-origin couple in the Californian city San Jose in the US.

Suspected murder-suicide in Texas college kills 2

04 May 2017

Suspected murder-suicide in Texas college kills 2

A Texas college campus witnessed violence for the second time in a week when an apparent murder-suicide claimed 2 lives on Wednesday in a community college.