hate crimes

 
After Brexit vote, hate crimes are on the rise
After Brexit vote, hate crimes are on the rise
The number of hate crimes against Britons of ethnic or religious minorities soared around the time the UK voted to quit the European Union and in...
Congress sends anti-white supremacist measure to Trump
Congress sends anti-white supremacist measure to Trump
The United States Congress has unanimously passed a resolution condemning neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and other white supremacists, and...
Queer rights activists make their presence known in Parliament
Queer rights activists make their presence known in Parliament
With copies of the 2016 Hate Crimes Report in hand, Lerato Phalakatshela walked the corridors of Parliament, going door-to-politician’s-door,...
Our progressive Constitution is not enough to protect LGBTQIA+ people
Our progressive Constitution is not enough to protect LGBTQIA+ people
May 17 marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. But how safe are members of the LGBTQIA+ community in South...
Death of a ‘nice, kind girl’ rocks a community
Death of a ‘nice, kind girl’ rocks a community
The small, tightknit community of Driftsands near the N2 in Cape Town has been all whispers and murmurs since the assassination-style killing of...
Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, says deputy police minister
Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, says deputy police minister
Khayelitsha resident Noluvuyo Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu said on Thursday.
Lesbian activist's murder puts spotlight on hate crime; shocking new statistics
Lesbian activist's murder puts spotlight on hate crime; shocking new statistics
"For the longest time, we just knew udaliwe [she was created the way she was].”
Hate speech is not a hate crime
Hate speech is not a hate crime
Activists have voiced concerns over the chilling effect the inclusion of hate speech provisions in the Hate Crimes Bill could have on freedom of...
Straight people, why do you hate us so much?
Straight people, why do you hate us so much?
In the early hours of January 20 2003, two men walked into a gay massage parlour in Sea Point, Cape Town, called Sizzlers. It was the kind of...
Hate campaign suits Islamic State's jihad agenda
Hate campaign suits Islamic State's jihad agenda
When a Muslim optician told me she was the victim of a hate crime, it was her flippancy that shocked me most. She was driving to work when a man...
[Video]Rape and murder in Ceres
[Video]Rape and murder in Ceres
A 21-year-old gay man, was raped, tortured and killed in front of a group of teens. Sonke Gender Justice speaks to David Olyn's friends and family.

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