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UK Muslims ‘most likely’ to be victims of hate crime

14.10.15

UK Muslims ‘most likely’ to be victims of hate crime: [www.aa.com.tr] “Together with a greater awareness of hate crime, and improved willingness of victims to come forward, this is likely to be a factor in the increase in hate crimes recorded by the police in 2014/15 compared with the previous year,” the report said.

A Home Office report said its analysis of the figures showed Muslims adults, particularly those from a south Asian background, were the "most likely" group to be a victim of religiously motivated hate crime.

As a result, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron announced Tuesday that hate crimes targeting Muslims would be recorded separately by police, similarly to anti-Semitic offenses.


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