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Tackling hate crime in West Yorkshire

Tackling hate crime in West Yorkshire

The Halifax Courier reports on the rise in hate crimes in Calderdale, in the West Yorkshire region. Under an FOI submitted by the local paper, figures show that hate crime in Calderdale has risen over the last 3 years fromContinue Reading

CPS conviction rate up for race and religious hate crime

CPS conviction rate up for race and religious hate crime

BBC News reports on the Crime Prosecution Service’s annual report on hate crimes which includes figures on prosecution and conviction rates. The CPS report follows the release of hate crime statistics for April 2013 to March 2014 by the HomeContinue Reading

Government abandons code of conduct for religious supplementary schools

Government abandons code of conduct for religious supplementary schools

BBC News reports that the Department of Education has abandoned its plans to introduce a voluntary code of practice for religious schools in an attempt to tackle radicalisation of young people. The code was intended to cover supplementary schools operatingContinue Reading

Pig’s head found outside Chester mosque

Pig’s head found outside Chester mosque

The Chester Chronicle reports on the arrest of a man on suspicion of committing a racially aggravated public order offence after a pig’s head was found at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Ellesmere Port. A passerby alerted police to ‘suspiciousContinue Reading

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