For us to have a truly reconciled country, those who practice hate speech need to be held to account for their actions
Tasers, rubber bullets, pangas, dogs and snakes are used to rid a Jo’burg suburb of its ‘immoral’ sex workers
After Marchillino Ambraal was gang-raped a second time and a friend was killed, he wants to see justice done
Various organisations say officers are not yet able to carry out the policing aspects of speech and actions based on prejudice
Nasty incidents highlight an apparently increasing number of violent crimes related to men who use Tinder and Grindr
Britain’s Home Office reports that after the EU referendum in June 2016, hate crimes against Britons of ethnic or religious minorities rose by 29%.
Rights groups argue that hate crimes are rising in the United States and have called on the president to address ‘domestic terrorism’.
A group of civil society LGBTI rights organisations are challenging Parliament to help decrease the number of hate crimes nationwide
In 1996, it became illegal to discriminate against anyone based on their sexual orientation.
Matthew Clayton, a member of the group which advised on the Bill, writes that it has value but poses challenges for civil society.
“Noluvo was good; she liked other people. She was so kind and wasn’t hurting anybody,” a man tells me from behind his fence in Driftsands.
Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu said at a public meeting in Belhar that ‘it had nothing to do with that’.
Victims are wary of going to the police as they often compound the trauma, research has found.
Activists fear, in the wake of the anger over racist comments on social media, that ill-considered legislation could have adverse consequences.
I’m tired of being expected to show gratitude for rights that straight people don’t think twice about, writes Rebecca Davis.
Islamic State terrorists applaud when ignorant, bigoted Westerners turn their anger on Muslims.
It takes nothing away from the Marikana massacre to remember that other organised, oppressive acts of violence are going unnoticed, says Loren Landau.
An attacker has stabbed three Eritrean men in a Tel Aviv video store in what police said they were initially treating as a racist attack.
A national task team is to tackle hate crimes against lesbians and gays, the justice ministry said on Wednesday.