Posts filtered by tags: Hate Crime[x]


 

How surge in hate crimes is pushing Asian Americans to stand up for mental health

In late March, Jackie Vu posted a typewritten, racist letter sent anonymously to her family’s nail salon in Riverside. She said she posted the letter not to draw attention to the business or how her family was affected, but to make the point that racism of any form is unacceptable. “It’s 2021. I don’t have time to figure out why we still hate each other, or worry about my neighbors hating me because I’m Asian,” said the 32-year-old co-owner of Top 10 Nails & Spa. “The only thing people can’t tak...
Tags: News, Coronavirus, Hate Crime, Minority Youth, Social Justice


Anti-Asian hate crimes bill passes Senate with bipartisan support

The bill comes amid an alarming increase in reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific IslandersThe US Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill that would help combat the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, marking a bipartisan denunciation of the violence that has come into sharp focus during the coronavirus pandemic.The Senate passed the anti-Asian hate crimes bill on Thursday in a vote of 94 to 1, after Democrat Mazie Hirono worked with some of he...
Tags: US Senate, Hate crime, Race, US politics, US news


2 Hurt In Possible Hate-Related Shooting In Shasta County; Sacramento Man Arrested

SHASTA COUNTY (CBS13) — A Sacramento man is under arrest after a possible hate-related shooting that left two people hurt in Shasta County over the weekend, authorities say. Late Sunday morning, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the Salt Creek Boat Ramp in Lakehead to investigate a reported shooting. Witnesses were able to detain the shooting suspect until deputies could get to the scene. Two people were hurt in the shooting, the sheriff’s office says. One of the vict...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Hate Crime, Hesselberg, Lakehead, Shasta County, Shasta County Jail, Sacramento News, Shasta County Sheriff 's Office, Silas Matthew Hesselberg


White Extremists Sought Murders of Politicians and Cops After Capitol Siege

In mid-January, U.S. intelligence analysts began quietly notifying local police departments about a host new violent, criminal threats surfacing in the wake of the Capitol riot. At only number six on their list, the analysts warned that voices emanating from one of the internet’s most malignant corners had begun…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, Violence, Jihadi John, Hate Crime, Donald Trump, Adolf Hitler, Trumpism, Domestic Terrorism, Mike Pence, Roger Stone, Anders Breivik, Ryan Shapiro


Neo-Nazi leader pleads guilty to threatening journalists and opponents of anti-Semitism

Raymond Duda, FBI Special Agent in Charge in Seattle, speaks as he stands next to a poster that was mailed earlier in the year to the home of Chris Ingalls, an investigative reporter with KING-TV. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren Cameron Shea, 25, has pled guilty to federal hate crime and conspiracy charges. Shea was a member of the Atomwaffen Division, a neo-Nazi group linked to multiple killings. He was charged with threatening journalists and others who exposed anti-Semitism. See more stories on ...
Tags: Florida, Nbc, Law, California, Washington, Trends, United States, Guardian, Associated Press, Nazi, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Hate Crime, Charles Davis, The Washington Post, Justice Department


Alarmed by anti-Asian incidents, LA County leaders seek to build fund to study hate

Faced with increasing racist incidents reported against Asian-Americans, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an effort Tuesday, April 6, that could lead to a county fund that would support research into hate and xenophobia. With the board’s unanimous vote, the L.A. County Equity and Diversity Fund — if ultimately found feasible by county human relations officials — would start with $1 million in county seed money. It would then look to tap into philanthropic partnerships to buil...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Community, Hate Crime, Lapd, Board, LA County, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Pacific Islander


Far right puts brakes on a new law that aims to stamp out homophobia in Italy

Attacks on gay people continue unchecked as activists step up their 25-year battle to win LGBT rightsDaniela Lourdes Falanga has had her fair share of battles. The first was to survive a brutal upbringing as the firstborn son of a mafia boss in Naples. Falanga, 43, had been expected to follow in the footsteps of her father, currently serving a life sentence, into the powerful Camorra organised crime syndicate. Instead, she found the courage to break ranks, and in 2019 was elected the first trans...
Tags: Europe, Religion, European Union, Society, World news, Catholicism, Italy, Christianity, LGBT rights, The far right, Hate Crime, Naples, Camorra, Arcigay, Matteo Salvini, Falanga


March in El Monte takes aim at anti-Asian violence and hate

With violence directed at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders rising across the country, a group in El Monte is marching on Saturday, April 3, to make people aware of how to combat and report it. A recent study released by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, showed that hate crimes targeting Asians rose from seven to 16 in Los Angeles. Police department statistics show that hate crimes directed at Asians in the United States rose 150% ...
Tags: New York, News, Government, Atlanta, Sport, Joe Biden, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Community, Hate Crime, Public Safety, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Morales, San Gabriel


FBI offers $25,000 reward in El Monte church bombing

The FBI on Wednesday offered a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two individuals suspected of using a homemade explosive to bomb the First Works Baptist Church in El Monte, which has drawn criticism for its extremist anti-LGBTQ views. The FBI released photos from security camera footage on March 31, 2021, showing a man and woman possibly tied to the bombing of First Works Baptist Church in El Monte in January. (Courtesy of the FBI) The FBI released photos from securit...
Tags: News, Religion, Arson, Fire, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Netflix, Soccer, City Council, Hate Crime, Public Safety, Metro, David Reynoso, Southern Poverty Law Center, Cal State San Bernardino


New survey shows Asian Americans perceived as ‘perpetual foreigners’ in U.S.

Asian Americans are perceived as “perpetual foreigners” regardless of how long they or their families have lived in the United States, according to results of a survey released by AAPI Data and SurveyMonkey on Tuesday, March 30. AAPI Data, which publishes demographic data and policy research about the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, launched the survey soon after eight people, including six women of Asian descent, died in three March 16 shootings at Asian-owned spas in Atla...
Tags: News, California, La, Senate, China, Atlanta, Diversity, Sport, Soccer, United States, Arizona, Hate Crime, Donald Trump, Social Justice, Jim Crow, City Hall


‘I’m here for love’: Throngs march in San Gabriel Valley to condemn attacks on Asian Americans

A community member holds a sign of support during a rally and march Against Anti-Asian Hate Crimes and Racism” in front of Alhambra City Hall in Alhambra on Friday, March 26, 2021. (Photo by Libby Cline-Birmingham, Contributing Photographer) Community members walk with elected officials from San Gabriel, Alhambra, Monterey Park and Rosemead, as well as local law enforcement during a rally and march Against Anti-Asian Hate Crimes and Racism” from San Gabriel City Hall to Alhambra City Hall in ...
Tags: Health, News, Education, La, Government, Senate, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Community, Birmingham, Pasadena, Hate Crime, Lapd, Southern California, Alhambra


Voting rights, hate crimes on Senate’s ‘big, bold’ agenda

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — Wrapping up the most tumultuous Senate start in recent memory, new Majority Leader Chuck Schumer took stock Thursday of accomplishments including the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue while vowing action ahead on voting rights, hate crimes and mounting Democratic priorities hitting stiff opposition from Republicans. Far from hiding the expansive role of government emerging from President Joe Biden and Democratic control of Congress, Schumer e...
Tags: Politics, John Lewis, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, America, West Virginia, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer


Democrats plan Senate action on hate crimes, voting rights

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are vowing action on several of their top priorities in April, including strengthening hate crime laws to include Asian Americans and restoring voting rights protections to combat minority voter suppression. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday announced steps the chamber will take after a two-week break, starting with a Senate vote on hate crimes legislation to give local law enforcement more resources to pro...
Tags: Politics, John Lewis, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Senate, West Virginia, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Democrats, House, Republican


Asian widow in Seal Beach gets hate letter days after burying husband: “Go back to your country”

Days after a Seal Beach widow buried her husband, she got this in the mail — a handwritten, threatening letter marking his death as “one less Asian to put up with in Leisure World.” The note, written on yellow lined paper, referred to “fricken Asians taking over our American community!” and threatened to “Watch out! Pack your bags and go back to your country where you belong.” Seal Beach police said Tuesday, March 23, that their agency and the U.S. Postal Inspector are investigating the incident...
Tags: News, California, America, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Georgia, Sport, Indianapolis, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Korea, Community, Hate Crime, Orange County, Lapd


LA County Board condemns anti-Asian hate, two mass shootings

Launching its meeting on an urgent tone, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, March 23, denounced the wave of hate against Asian Americans and decried the eruption of deadly gun violence in the past week Supervisors held a moment of silence in memory of the eight people killed in a series of attacks on massage businesses in Atlanta on March 16, as well as the mass shooting that killed 10 people Monday in a Boulder, Colo. supermarket. Related links LA County leaders decry...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Colorado, La, Government, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Community, Astrazeneca, Boulder, Hate Crime, Lapd, Grand Avenue


Facebook guidelines allow for users to call for death of public figures

Exclusive: public figures considered to be permissible targets for otherwise-banned abuse, leaked moderator guidelines showFacebook leak underscores strategy to operate in repressive regimesDecoding emojis and defining ‘support’: Facebook’s rules for content revealedFacebook’s bullying and harassment policy explicitly allows for “public figures” to be targeted in ways otherwise banned on the site, including “calls for [their] death”, according to a tranche of internal moderator guidelines leaked...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Social Media, Society, UK News, Digital Media, Hate Crime


LAPD, Asian American business leaders implore residents to report acts of hate to police

Local leaders and police in Los Angeles are imploring anyone who witnesses a hateful attack on Asian Americans to report these incidents to law enforcement. Outside the RadioKorea building in the heart of Koreatown, the presidents of four ethnic chambers of commerce — flanked by LAPD commanders and Councilman John Lee — asked for residents of all races to stand up against hate. Their pleas come after deadly shootings last week at three Atlanta spas killed eight people, six of Asian descent. Whil...
Tags: News, Shooting, California, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Hate Crime, Lapd, Joe, San Francisco Bay Area, Lee, John Lee, San Fernando Valley, Koreatown, Chow


Notts women welcome 'victory' in bid to treat misogyny as hate crime

Local pilot scheme led to a change in government policy on police data to help tackle abuseThe women behind the UK’s first pilot project to treat misogyny as a hate crime have welcomed as “a major victory” the news that the government is to require police forces across England and Wales to collect data on crimes apparently motivated by hostility towards women.The story of how Nottingham police force’s pioneering scheme generated a UK-wide movement – and secured this success the week after a nati...
Tags: Gender, UK, England, Crime, Protest, Wales, Police, Women, UK News, UK criminal justice, Nottingham, Hate Crime


A Texas GOP lawmaker refused to back down on lynching comments made during hearings on anti-Asian violence

In this March 11, 2020 file photo, Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky, File/Associated Press GOP Rep. Chip Roy is not backing down from comments about lynchings made at a hate crimes hearing. "There's an old saying in Texas about find all the rope in Texas and get a tall oak tree," said Roy. Critics said the comments glorified lynchings, which Asian Americans have historically been subjected to. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, Cbs News, China, America, Trends, Atlanta, Taiwan, Cnn, News UK, Un, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Roy, Hate Crime


LA-area groups stage events, urge end to anti-Asian bias, violence

Korean American Federation of Los Angeles and the Korean American community held a car caravan rally in Koreatown to oppose the recent rise of attacks on the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, in Los Angeles, Calif., on Friday, March 19, 2021. The Stop Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate rally comes after a deadly shooting in Atlanta, GA left eight people dead, six of which were identified as Asian women. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer) Korean American Fede...
Tags: Health, News, Education, La, Government, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Korea, Community, Associated Press, Hate Crime, Lapd, Social Justice, Eric Garcetti


Atlanta shootings shed light on sexualization of Asian women

Statements from the man suspected of fatally shooting eight people, including six women of Asian descent, in Atlanta this week have spurred outrage nationwide and shined new light on the hypersexualization and fetishization of Asian women in America. Investigators say Robert Aaron Long, a 21-year-old White man who faces murder charges in connection with the attacks Tuesday, March 16, at three Atlanta-area spas, told officials he didn’t shoot anyone because of their race, but because of his own s...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, California, China, New York City, America, Atlanta, Georgia, Diversity, Sport, Soccer, Hate Crime, Orange County, Southern California, Levin


Officials, Stop AAPI Hate founder urge Asian community to report incidents

Mayor Eric Garcetti and other Los Angeles officials gathered on Friday, March 19, with the co-founder of the nonprofit Stop AAPI Hate to address the rise in hate crimes and hate incidents against the Asian American community and to urge the public to report any instance of hate to law enforcement. “We are seeing record violence and discrimination against Asian Pacific Islanders, primarily due to false narratives and bigoted lies surrounding COVID-19,” said Capri Maddox, executive director of the...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Community, City Council, Hate Crime, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, Capri, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City, Los Angeles Police Department, Feuer


What Parents Want To Say May Not Be Best When Discussing Hate Crimes With Kids, Psychologist Warns

cbsoptanon.onScriptsReady(function(cmp){cmp.ot.targetingAllowed(function(a){if(a) AnvatoPlayer("p0").init({"mcp":"cbs","width":"100%","height":"100%","video":"5409160","autoplay":false,"accessKey":"5VD6Eyd6djewbCmNwBFnsJj17YAvGRwl","accessControl":{"preview":false},"pInstance":"p0","plugins":{"heartbeat":{"account":"cbslocal-global-unified","publisherId":"cbslocal","jobId":"sc_va","marketingCloudId":"[email protected]","trackingServer":"cbsdigitalmedia.hb.omtrdc.net","customTrack...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Hate Crime, Zadeh, Sheava Zadeh


Boris Johnson comes under pressure to make UK safer for women

Discovery of remains in search for Sarah Everard causes outpouring of anger as female MPs calls for tougher actionBoris Johnson came under concerted pressure to take action to tackle male violence and misogyny and make the UK safer for women, as the discovery of human remains in the search for Sarah Everard caused an outpouring of anger.The inquiry into the disappearance of the 33-year-old marketing executive added poignancy to the annual International Women’s Day debate in the House of Commons ...
Tags: UK, Crime, Women, UK News, Domestic Violence, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Hate Crime, Sarah Everard


Scotland hate crime bill set to pass despite row over exclusion of women

Final vote due on Thursday after move to add sex to list of protected characteristics is turned downScotland’s controversial hate crime bill is set to pass later on Thursday amid anger about its current exclusion of women and assurances that the legislation will not criminalise those whose views are considered by some to be transphobic.Leading the final debate in the Scottish parliament on Thursday, Scotland’s justice secretary, Humza Yousaf, assured MSPs that the legislation balanced protection...
Tags: Gender, Politics, Scotland, UK News, Scottish politics, Hate Crime, Humza Yousaf


Ku Klux Klan Flyers Dropped At Homes In Far Northern California City

TULELAKE (AP) – Some 15 to 20 packages filled with rice and Ku Klux Klan flyers were scattered around a small town in northern California near the Oregon border, according to police. Residents of Tulelake, California found the materials on the doorsteps of their homes and businesses, the Herald and News in Klamath Falls, Oregon reported. The fliers claim the “radical left” was trying to steal the 2020 election and institute a Communist agenda. Tulelake Police Chief Tony Ross said this week that ...
Tags: News, California, Oregon, California News, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Kkk, Cbs, Herald, Hate Crime, Ross, Northern California, Vacaville, Ku Klux, Tulelake, Klamath Falls Oregon


Activists hail bill to make violence against LGBT people a hate crime in Italy

Bill now needs approval from upper house before becoming lawActivists in Italy have hailed a vote in the lower house of parliament to pass a bill that would make violence against LGBT people and disabled people, as well as misogyny, a hate crime.The bill, which passed successfully despite months of protests from far-right and Catholic groups, now needs approval from the upper house, where it is backed by the ruling coalition parties, before becoming law. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Law, Society, World news, Disability, Italy, LGBT rights, Catholic, Bill, Hate Crime


Zanele Muholi's queer South Africa: 'I do not dare shoot at night. It is not safe'

The non-binary photographer chronicles the harsh realities of life for LGBTQ+ people in a hostile country. Ahead of a major Tate show, the artist reveals why ‘just existing is political’Amid the plethora of essays in the catalogue for Zanele Muholi’s forthcoming retrospective at Tate Modern, there is a moving testimony by Lungile Dladla, a South African lesbian. Entitled I Am Not a Victim but a Victor, it recounts how, on an evening in February 2010, she and a friend were accosted by an armed st...
Tags: Art, Photography, Gender, Activism, Protest, Africa, Race, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Culture, South Africa, Art and design, Sexuality, LGBT rights


Man Facing Possible Hate Crime Charge After Fight In Downtown Davis

DAVIS (CBS13) — A man is facing a possible added hate crime charge after a fight in Downtown Davis over the weekend. Davis police say, back on Saturday around 1:30 p.m., officers responded to a reported fight in an alley near the 200 block of E Street. Apparently, two men had been in an argument that started when one asked the other to leave the area of his business. The argument then escalated to a fight that got physical. At some point during the fight, police say the suspect – 45-year-old Cor...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Davis, Cbs, Hate Crime, Corinth, Yolo County Jail, Davis News, Michael Dean Ostland, Ostland, Sacramento Freeway Shoulder Police


TikTok expands hate speech ban

Video-sharing platform announces move just days after crackdown on QAnon conspiracy movementTikTok has banned a swathe of hate speech from its platform, just days after the company announced a crackdown on the conspiracist QAnon movement.Explicitly hateful ideologies, such as neo-Nazism and white supremacy, are already banned on TikTok. Now, the moderation will be extended to cover “neighbouring ideologies”, such as white nationalism and white genocide theory. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, The far right, Hate Crime, Antisemitism, Tiktok