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Hate Crimes

Hate Crimes 2013

Hate Crimes 2013

I. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

  1. Racist thug from Dartford who beat up innocent man on Underground narrowly avoids jail. News Shopper, 14 June 2013.
  2. Thug tries to snatch Muslim woman's veil. Leicester Mercury, 11 June 2013.
  3. 78-year-old Asian woman physically assaulted as she becomes latest victim of racist backlash against town’s Muslims. Bucks Herald, 5 June 2013.
  4. Lee Rigby murder sparks rise in anti-Muslim attacks at Finsbury Park Mosque. Islington Gazette, 29 May 2013.
  5. Teen charged over 'racist' attack. Herald Scotland, 5 May 2013.
  6. Suspected arson attack on Muslim home in Shotton. ENGAGE, 4 April 2013.
  7. Man jailed for punch attack on teenage girl in Plaistow. BBC News, 25 February 2013.
  8. Racial attack in Colchester: police appeal. Brentwood Gazette, 3 February 2013.
  9. Teenage girl, 16, pulled hijab from Muslim woman's head and punched mother-to-be in racist attack. Daily Mail, 22 January 2013.
  10. Seven sentenced for violence after English Defence League demonstration in Cleckheaton. Dewsbury Reporter, 15 January 2013.
  11. Birmingham teen sentenced for attack outside mosque. ENGAGE, 14 January 2013.
  12. Criminals you brought to justice: Woman punched schoolboy on Hull bus and man stole CCTV camera from mosque. Hull Daily Mail, 9 January 2013.
  13. Two Asian men attacked on New Years Day, Kent News, 7th January 2013

II. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

  1. Hunt for man behind Liverpool mosque bomb scare. Liverpool Echo, 1 July 2013.
  2. Jailed: men who attacked Poole mosque sentenced to four months in prison. Bournemouth Echo, 28 June 2013.
  3. Swastikas sprayed on mosque walls in racist attack. Redditch Standard, 26 June 2013.
  4. Youth is charged after attack at Islamic centre. Leicester Mercury, 25 June 2013.
  5. Bomb left outside Walsall's Aisha mosque. BBC News, 23 June 2013.
  6. Rhyl mosque fire attack: 'Racist' John Parkin jailed. BBC News, 20 June 2013.
  7. Gloucester mosque targetted in petrol bomb attack. ENGAGE, 18 June 2013.
  8. Racist vandals paint swastika on proposed mosque site in Green Lane, Worcester Park. Surrey Comet, 11 June 2013.
  9. Bacon put through Maidenhead mosque letterbox. Maidenhead Advertiser, 11 June 2013.
  10. Islamic boarding school fire in Bromley treated as suspicious by police. The Guardian, 9 June 2013.
  11. Racist targets Muslim mother of British soldier. East Grinstead Courier and Observer, 6 June 2013.
  12. Man who smashed Huntingdon mosque window appears in court. Hunts Post, 5 June 2013.
  13. Right-wing arson attack? 'EDL' graffiti found after Muswell Hill mosque is burnt down amid fears of Woolwich link. The Independent, 5 June 2013.
  14. Racist graffiti at Leeds site that will be Muslim centre. Yorkshire Evening Post, 4 June 2013.
  15. Vandals daub graffiti on Pleasington cemetery prayer hall. BBC News, 31 May 2013.
  16. Police Investigate Brixton Mosque Vandalism. The Voice, 29 May 2013.
  17. Burnley racist graffiti attack is suspected backlash to Woolwich soldier killing. Asian Image, 28 May 2013.
  18. Woolwich backlash: Two arrested after Grimsby mosque attack. The Independent, 27 May 2013.
  19. Racists attack Bournemouth mosque. Bournemouth Echo, 25 May 2013.
  20. Mosque attacked with petrol bomb. BBC News, 24 May 2013.
  21. Thugs attack chicken shop run by Muslim family in Upton Park. Newham Recorder, 24 May 2013.
  22. Paint attack on city Islamic Centre. UTV News, 24 May 2013.
  23. Braintree mosque 'attack' man appears in court. BBC News, 24 May 2013.
  24. Two charged over alleged criminal damage to mosque in Poole. Blackmore Vale Magazine, 24 May 2013.
  25. Man charged with Gillingham mosque attack. BBC News, 23 May 2013.
  26. Bacon left at Welsh mosque as Muslim Council of Wales warns of inter-racial tensions in wake of Woolwich murder. Wales Online, 23 May 2013.
  27. Affray charges and criminal damage arrests in Agbrigg. Wakefield Express, 18 May 2013.
  28. "Dumped pig's head was the worst insult.... and it came from another Muslim." Birmingham Mail, 16 May 2013.
  29. VIDEO: Stevenage Muslim speaks out after mosque hate crime. The Comet, 9 May 2013.
  30. Asbo woman jailed over racist graffiti spree. getSurrey, 23 April 2013.
  31. Food thrown at Wakefield mosque during late night attack. Wakefield Express, 11 April 2013.
  32. Man pleads guilty to leaving pig’s head outside Watford mosque. Muslim News, 31 March 2013.
  33. Chipping Norton mosque plans scrapped over alleged threat. BBC News, 13 February 2013.
  34. Three in court after ‘bacon thrown at Central Mosque’. Scotsman, 4 February 2013.
  35. Women charged over racist graffiti in Woking. BBC News, 26 January 2013.
  36. Man jailed over Newbury mosque pig's head dumping. BBC News, 23 January 2013.

III. Verbal abuse and hate speech

  1. Women suffer 'vile racist tirade' in Worcester. BBC News, 25 June 2013.
  2. Merseyside footballer Shaun Tuck charged over Mosque tweets. Liverpool Echo, 21 June 2013.
  3. Woolwich attack: racist Facebook posts lead to suspended jail term. The Guardian, 14 June 2013.
  4. Boxer who threatened Muslims with 'insane violence' while posing with a gun on day of murder of Lee Rigby is jailed. Daily Mail, 12 June 2013.
  5. Manager of boxing champion Ricky Burns faces racism probe after vicious comments against Muslims appear on his Facebook page. Daily Record, 9 June 2013.
  6. Former North Yorkshire Ukip canvasser arrested over racist Facebook posts. Northern Echo, 6 June 2013.
  7. Emma West: Croydon tram race rant woman pleads guilty. BBC News, 5 June 2013.
  8. Internet troll posted messages on Facebook telling people to petrol bomb businesses run by Muslims the morning after Lee Rigby's murder. Daily Mail, 29 May 2013.
  9. EDL activist faces jail for Hastings mosque threat. The Argus, 27 May 2013.
  10. Woolwich attack: police monitor social media after rise in racial abuse. MSN News, 25 May 2013.
  11. Two bailed after arrest over Woolwich attack Twitter comments. The Independent, 24 May 2013.
  12. Message of hate daubed on Mitcham bridge in wake of Woolwich slaughter. This is Local London, 23 May 2013.
  13. Man cautioned over comments about Muslim prayer centre plan. Asian Image, 18 May 2013.
  14. UKIP race row fury: Councillor faces sack as Facebook rants are exposed. The Mirror, 12 May 2013.
  15. Police confirm pig’s head was brandished during far right Leeds protest. Yorkshire Post, 8 May 2013.
  16. ‘Anti-Muslim’ leaflets sent to Lancashire councillors. Lancashire Evening Post, 25 April 2013.
  17. Police search for woman in racist YouTube rant. The Independent, 22 April 2013.
  18. Councillor who described all Muslims as 'terrorists' and asked why people should be 'interested in black history' apologises. Daily Mail, 18 April 2013.
  19. Tube worker posts offensive anti-Muslim taunts on Facebook. Evening Standard, 19 February 2013.
  20. Racial abuse shouted in Hartlepool Mosque. Loonwatch, 16 February 2013.
  21. Racist trolls target police Facebook page. Yellow Advertiser, 7 February 2013.
  22. Tory suspended in racism probe. Enfield Advertiser, 6 February 2013.
  23. Arrest in Demba Ba race abuse probe. BBC News, 30 January 2013.
  24. Man quits Far-Right league as Thanet Gazette expose Muslim hatred posts. Isle of Thanet Gazette, 14 January 2013.
  25. No jury consensus on trial of man who ripped-up Qur’an, National Secular Society, 9th January 2013

Last Updated on Monday, 15 July 2013 12:44

Hate Crimes 2012

Hate Crimes 2012


1. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

Woman jailed over racist assault in Glasgow play park, BBC News, 31st December 2012

EDL supporters plead guilty to racist offences following protest, Islamophobia Watch, 10th December 2012

Thug, 34, admits punching 16-year-old girl unconscious in shocking random street attack which was caught on CCTV, Daily Mail, 23rd November 2012

Man jailed for throwing sword at Muslim men, BBC News, 17th November 2012

Football star's son sentenced for racist abuse of woman, The Sun, 8th November 2012

Police hunting racist thug for street attack, Evening Times, 1st November 2012

Shocking moment mother leaves her baby in pram to kick and stamp on total stranger in race attack in front of other families, Daily Mail, 1st November 2012

Woman spared prison after racist attack, BBC News, 26th October 2012

Melton man jailed after knife incident outside London mosque, Leicester Mercury, 16th October 2012

Driver target of racist abuse during EDL protest, BBC News, 10th October 2012

Man guilty of racially abusing police officer, Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express, 3rd October 2012

Delivery driver who crashed his van and died after being stabbed in the neck 'may have been victim of racist attack', Daily Mail, 24th September 2012

Bradford college student abused and spat on, Yorkshire Post, 18th September 2012

Students’ racism fears after cars attacked by arson thugs in Sunderland, Sunderland Echo, 12th September 2012

Racial abuse pair banned from Bulwell newsagents for five years, Nottingham Post, 24th August 2012

Woman sentenced for attack on two women in headscarves, Daily Mail, 16th August 2012

Muslim youth subjected to Islamophobia, racism and hate crime at chess championship, Islamic Human Rights Commission, 10th August 2012

Man who attacked taxi driver avoids prison, Lancashire Evening Post, 23rd August 2012

EDL member sentenced for breaking mans jaw in attack, Islamophobia Watch, 18th July 2012

Blairgowrie teenager fined for racist attack on chip shop worker, The Courier, 18th July 2012

Family living in fear after racist attack, The Star, 11th July 2012

Man sentenced for pulling woman's niqab from face, BBC, 4th July 2012

Man who attacked Muslims banned from going near mosque, Northampton Chronicle, 29th June 2012

Woman turned away from parents evening for refusing to remove niqab, Daily Mail, 24th June 2012

Racial abuse witnesses (man on bicycle attacked), Plymouth Herald, 1st June 2012

Woman EDL protester escaped jail term over police assault, Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 23rd February 2012 (incident occurred in June 2012)

Man who attached Muslim couple with scaffold pole given indeterminate prison sentence, Exeter Express and Echo, 17th May 2012

Woman jailed for drunken racist assault on Muslim family, Shields Gazette, 10th May 2012

Plymouth man admits racist assault on worker, Plymouth Herald, 8th May 2012

Actress sentenced for racially abusing Muslim taxi driver, The Independent, 2nd May 2012

Twelve EDL supporters admit public order offences after protests outside MEP's home, Lancashire Evening Post, 27th April 2012

Man forcibly removes woman's niqab in Solihull, West Midlands Police, 17th April 2012

Dewsbury man David Lee Matthews set fire to woman’s hair (and abused Asian man passing by), Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 14 April 2012

EDL supporter who threatened elderly Asian men given suspended prison sentence, Halifax Courier, 10th April 2012

Four locked up for slashing teen, Dewsbury Reporter, 30th March 2012

Muslim man fired for having a beard, Croydon Guardian, 29th March 2012

Two Saudi women in Norwich verbally and racially abused for wearing veils, Norwich Evening News, 23rd March 2012

Three found guilty for attack on Muslim taxi driver, Lancashire Evening Post, 23rd March 2012

Police appeal after Yorkshire EDL demo leaves trail of violence, Yorkshire Post, 21st March 2012

Racist attack on 12-year-old strikes Edinburgh, Digital Journal, 20th March 2012

Female shop owner and two yound daughters attacked by thugs, Daily Mail, 14th March 2012

Nine people banned from Daggers ground after shouting racist abuse at children, Barking and Dagenham Post, 8th March 2012

EDL member accused of threatening Muslim man, Northampton Chronicle and Echo, 6th March 2012

EDL supporter banned from mosque after attacks in Dagenham follow EDL protest, Barking and Dagenham Post, 28th February 2012

Plymouth's top cop 'sickened' as man's leg is broken in race attack, Plymouth Herald, 25th February 2012

Jail for racist thug who shouted 'EDL' when he attacked a taxi driver, Derby Telegraph, 30th January 2012

Cumbrian man accused Muslim of 'planning bombs', Cumbria News and Star, 28th January 2012

EDL supporter attacked family with knives, threatened to kill them, Islamophobia Watch, 27th January 2012

11 year old girl attacked for wearing headscarf, BBC, 19th January 2012

Asian taxi driver attacked by drunken men, Reading Post, 9th January 2012

2. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

Man charged in connection with pig's head attack in Leicester, Leicester Police, 29th December 2012

Racist graffiti outside Muslim family home, BBC News, 9th December 2012

Boy held after ham thrown at Crawley mosque, The Independent, 27th November 2012

Cross wrapped in ham left outside Muslim family home, Nottingham Post, 23rd November 2012

Woman arrested for racist graffiti in view of mosque, BBC News, 15th November 2012

Man launched drunken attack on Exeter mosque after watching Libya news report, Exeter Express and Echo, 1st November 2012

English Defence League man released without charge in mosque graffiti investigation, Bristol Post, 18th April 2013 (incident occurred November 2012)

Life sentence for Liverpool thug Ryan Doran who killed total stranger with bottle over head, Liverpool Echo, 27th October 2012

Pig’s head left at Mosque is “hate crime” – police, Newbury Today, 23rd October 2012

Police investigate after firework attack on mosque, Darlington and Stockton Times, 22nd October 2012

Man screamed abuse at worshippers outside mosque, Leicester Mercury, 16th October 2012

Man in court for racial breach of peace at Glasgow Central Mosque, Herald Scorland, 30th September 2012

Police investigating hate mail to London mosque, AM980, 26th September 2012

Qur'an burner jailed for racist attack revenge attack on takeaway, News and Star, 14th August 2012

Man admits attack on Cheltenham mosque, Jennyenews, 9th August 2012

Gatwick mosque desecrated during Ramadhan night prayers, Gatwick and Horley Mirror, 9th August 2012

Cabbie's car arsoned as he prayed in mosque, Sheffield Star, 8th August 2012

Vandal attack on Horley Islamic centre, BBC News, 7th August 2012

Racist vandals hit community base, Lancashire Evening Post, 28th May 2012

Racist graffiti at Wakefield mosque, Wakefield Express, 23rd May 2012

Muslim groups report surge in hate mail and abusive phonecalls since Rochdale sex grooming convictions, Guardian, 11th May 2012

Thugs who attacked Kingston mosque are jailed, Surrey Comet, 27th April 2012

Offensive graffiti as pub undergoes plans to be Islamic Communty Centre, ITV News, 26th April 2012

Altrincham Islamic Centre target of several vandal attacks, Messenger Newspapers, 25th April 2012

Second attack on Llanelli mosque, Islamophobia Watch, 9th April 2012

Family 'a target of race attack' in fight outside restaurant, Western Gazette, 5th April 2012

Bury Park Mosque in Luton attacked, Luton Today, 4th April 2012

Three men guilty of Kingston mosque attack face jail, Epsom Guardian, 30th March 2012

Drinker racially abused taxi driver, Bristol Evening Post, 9th March 2012

Asian businesses targetted after sex-grooming trial commences, BBC, 24th February 2012

EXPOSED: The vile racist rants of Liverpool English Defence League coordinator Kurtis Cawley, Liverpool Echo, 18th February 2012

Arsonists attack Redditch Mosque, Redditch Standard, 27th January 2012

Three men sentenced over mosque arson in Sussex, BBC, 6th January 2012

Newcastle mosque attacked, Newcastle Herald, 5th January 2012

Women to face trial for assault, Plymouth Herald, 4th January 2012


3. Verbal abuse and hate speech

Ripping Koran was 'freedom of speech,' accused Peter Crawford tells Leicester court, Leicester Mercury, 14th December 2012

Friends who racially abused staff at a Cheadle takeaway spared jail, The Sentinel, 26th November 2012

Burnley teenager boasted he 'enjoyed' racially abusing care worker, Lancashire Telegraph, 26th November 2012

Career criminal jailed for racist attack in Poplar doctor's surgery, The Docklands and East London Advertiser, 15th November 2012

Weymouth bar owner targeted with death threats and racially abusive comments in Facebook hate campaign, Dorset Echo, 14th November 2012

Norwich man arrested during English Defence League march appears in court, Norwich Evening News, 10th November 2012

Jobless drunk yelled racist abuse at three schoolgirls, Burton Mail, 7th November 2012

Man sacked from job over inciteful Facebook comments, News and Star, 27th October 2012

20 year-old woman sentenced for racially abusive Facebook comments, Islamophobia Watch, 12th October 2012

28 arrests as police and protesters clash at EDL march, Express and Star, 29th September 2012

Far-right group refer to 'dirty pakis' and 'dirty Muslims' at meeting, Isle of Thanet Gazette, 28th September 2012

Racist BNP ex-councillor spared jail, BBC News, 28th September 2012

Man in court over 'Oslo-style' bomb threats, Shields Gazette, 26th September 2012

Racist gran given lifetime ASBO, Southern Daily Echo, 25th September 2012

Police investigating racist comments about Muslim community centre, Hereford Times, 20th September 2012

EDL supporter in court over racist tweets, Islamophobia Watch, 19th September 2012

Malcolm Swift pleads guilty to racist abuse and causing actual bodily harm, York Press, 17th September 2012

Railway station racists ordered to pay £6k, Middlesborough Evening Gazette, 15th September 2012

Racist pensioner appealing ASBO, Daily Mail, 11th September 2012

BNP councillor found guilty of racism, BBC News, 5th September 2012

Man arrested for Praising Anders Breivik on Facebook, Daily Mail, 31st August 2012

Man charged over Southampton mosque bomb hoax, BBC News, 14th August 2012

No action taken over 'offensive' BNP leaflets, Luton on Sunday, 12th August 2012

Ned fined for racist outburst, Pailsey Daily Express, 6th August 2012

Threatening chants at EDL demo, Essex Chronicle, 26th July 2012

Two in court after Dewsbury EDL demo, Dewsbury Reporter, 15th July 2012

SDL supporter sentenced for racist Facebook posts, STV, 17th July 2012

Bloggers target of online racist abuse, The Guardian, 11th July 2012

Man arrested for racist public order offence at National Front demo, South Wales Evening Post, 9th July 2012

EDL supporter threatens Muslims on Facebook, Islamophobia Watch, 9th July 2012

Grandmother given ASBO after sending racist leaflets about Muslims and Jews, The Portsmouth News, 30th June 2012

Two men spared jail for posting Islamophobic comments on Facebook, South Wales Argus, 21st June 2012

Man incited rioting and attacking Muslims on Facebook, Southern Daily Echo, 20th June 2012

Man sentenced for threatening to burn down mosque on Facebook, Bury Free Press, 8th June 2012

UKIP candidate describes Qur'an as worse than Mein Kampf, Political Scrapbook, 1st May 2012

Sheffield UKIP candidate removed over Breivik blog post, BBC, 1st May 2012

BNP candidate posts racist comments about Muslims on Facebook, Islamophobia Watch, 30th April 2012

Race hate crimes increasing in North East, Evening Chronicle, 28th April 2012

London Elects publishes BNP anti-Islam material, Islamophobia Watch, 26th April 2012

EDL supporter arrested for 'Oslo-style' attack threat on Facebook, Daily Mail, 23rd April 2012

Five suspected EDL supporters arrested for alleged racism on social networks, Yorkshire Post, 19th April 2012

EDL trainee Olympics Security Officer appears to encourage shooting Muslims, EDL News, 17th April 2012

BNP distributing anti-Muslim campaign leaflets, Islamophobia Watch, 16th April 2012

Lincoln BNP candidate arrested over 'racist images' on Facebook page, Lincolnshire Echo, 12th April 2012

Leicestershire councillor facing probe over message criticising Muslims, Leicester Mercury, 6th April 2012

Youth football manager denies posting anti-Muslim comments on Facebook, Portsmouth News, 19th March 2012

Man jailed for anti-Muslim posters in flat window, Gainsborough Target, 9th March 2012

Chef sentenced after racist rant at owner of takeaway, Turkish Delight, Southport Visiter, 1st March 2012

Woman hurls racial abuse at asian passengers on London underground, London Evening Standard, 6th February 2012

Lib Dem councillor makes Islamophobic comments, Political Scrapbook, 5th January 2012

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 13:41

Hate Crimes 2011

Hate Crimes 2011


1. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

Man who urinated on Muslim's trainers found guilty of religiously-aggravated common assault, Get Bracknell, 19th December 2011

Male gang abuse Muslim woman in Telford, Shropshire Star, 1st December 2011

Muslim graduate alleges racist attack by police, Metro, 17th November 2011

Woman pleads guilty to racially aggravated abuse of Muslim woman, Ilford Recorder, 14th November 2011

Muslim man attacked by three men on way to mosque, Fulham Chronicle, 9th November 2011

Ahmadiyya book stall attacked by EDL, Halesowen News, 17th October 2011

Teen who attacked pensioner outside mosque given three years, BBC, 6th October 2011

Teen admits violent attack on elderly Muslim man in Kilmarnock, Kilmarnock Standard, 16th September 2011

Man attacked on way to mosque in Essex, Echo, 22nd August 2011

71 year old man sustains serious facial injuries after attack as he opened mosque, Cumnock Chronicle, 15th July 2011

Prison sentence for man who ripped burqa from woman's head, The Courier, 13th July 2011

Muslim man faces religious discrimination from boss including offensive, derogatory and Islamophobic email circulation, Muslim News, 27th May 2011

Salma Yaqoob recieves racist and threatening emails from extremists, Birmingham Post, 25th May 2011

Gainsborough man convicted with racially aggravated harrasment of Muslims, Gainsborough Standard, 16th May 2011

Off-duty Muslim police officer assaulted in Lincoln, This is Lincolnshire, 6th May 2011

Babar Ahmad assaulted by police during forced raid, Reuters, 4th May 2011

Muslim woman attacked by gang of school girls, Sutton Guardian, 21st April 2011

Muslim family attacked because woman wore headscarf, Herald Scotland, 17th April 2011

Muslim girl sustains facial injuries after attack for refusal to remove headscarf, Press TV, 13th April 2011

Police probe racist bullying of Muslim school girl, Manchester Evening News, 13th April 2011

New research claims veiled Muslim women are under attack, University of Leicester, 4th April 2011

Man fined for racist abuse at Muslims, Scotsman, 18th March 2011

Man gets ten year CRASBO for racially aggravated threats towards Muslims including children, Lincolnshire Police, 10th March 2011

2. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

Drunk woman smashes mosque window in Tyneside, Shields Gazette, 23rd December 2011

Soldier sentenced to 10 years for attempted mosque arson, Mail on Sunday, 9th December 2011

Muslim family move on as abusers are punished, Leicester Mercury, 8th December 2011

British soldier in court over mosque arson attack plan, The Sentinel, 6th December 2011

Mosque to get CCTV after aggressive entry and racist abuse of elderly women, Llanelli Star, 23rd November 2011

West Midlands mosque vandalised on Remembrance Day, Suite 101, 15th November 2011

Stockport mosque vandalised, Stockport Express, 10th November 2011

Three sentenced for attack on Hartlepool mosque, BBC, 3rd October 2011

Four Redbridge mosque attackers jailed, Ilford Recorder, 28th September 2011

Southend mosque attacked, Southend Standard, 27th September 2011

Two mosques vandalised in Milton Keynes, MK News, 26th September 2011

Man who nailed bacon to mosque door goes free after mosque asks for leniency, Shields Gazette, 24th September 2011

Two EDL protesters aggressive and damage property in kebab shop, Kent Online, 19th September 2011

Bournville college attacked after rumours claim it's a mosque, Birmingham Mail, 16th September 2011

Two men admit attack on Hartlepool Mosque, Asian Image, 16th September 2011

Things thrown and verbal abuse in attack on Newcastle mosque, Evening Chronicle, 9th August 2011

Youth throw stones at and verbally abuse 90 year-old man on his way to mosque, Kidderminster Shuttle, 27th July 2011

Sunderland mosque attacked with racist graffiti, Sunderland Echo, 27th July 2011

Luton mosque spray painted and vandalised, Socialist Worker, 23rd July 2011

Pig's head thrown on site of proposed mosque, MK News, 6th July 2011

Man who defiled Bristol mosque claims it was 'retaliation' for poppy burning, Bristol Evening Post, 22nd June 2011

Number of mosques recieving suspicious packages, London Evening Standard, 17th June 2011

Windows of news mosque building smashed, BBC, 31st May 2011

Chorley Moque daubed with racist graffiti and Qur'an descrated, Lancashire Telegraph, 25th May 2011

Three arrested after Darlington mosque disturbances, The Northern Echo, 14th May 2011

Man admits daubing Muslim World League Building with EDL and image of a cross, Camden New Journal, 28th April 2011

Three convicted over anti-Muslim graffiti, Northern Echo, 28th April 2011

Twenty Muslim graves attacked, BBC, 22nd April 2011

Two men arrested over racist and anti-Islamic graffit near Mosque, Wirral Globe, 18th April 2011

Epson man convicted for mosque attack including throwing beer and urinating on Muslims, Your Local Guardian, 7th April 2011

Prison for National Front supporter and ex-soldier for mosque bomb threat, BBC, 6th April 2011

Violent attack at Redbridge mosque and congregates, Guardian, 6th April 2011

Two men charged with arson with intent to endanger life after mosque fire, BBC, 25th March 2011

Ipswich church planned to be Muslim-run community centre for all burnt down, Evening Star, 9th March 2011

EDL member pleads guilty to religiously aggravated harrasment and theft of the Quran from Carlisle Library, News and Star, 24th March 2011

Kent memorial bridge defaced with anti-Muslim slogans incuding "kill Muslims", Kent Online, 16th February 2011

Small Heath Islamic school receives firebomb threats after TV documentary, Birmingham Post, Feb 16th 2011

Three men charged with Haywards Heath mosque arson, BBC, 14th February 2011

Muslim centre site target of arson, Flintshire Chronicle, 10th February 2011

Luton homes attacked after EDL march, Socialist Worker, 6th February 2011

Pork and bacon thrown at Muslim buildings and homes, Chronicle Live, 1st February 2011

Arson attack on Muslim-owned halal food shop, two men and baby injured, Daily Echo, 28th January 2011

Hemel Hempstead mosque target of vandalism, Hemel Today, 12th January 2011

Man charged over Leicester mosque attack, BBC, 11th January 2011

3. Verbal abuse and hate speech

Woman's racist rant on London bus, Daily Mail, 14th December 2011

Racist woman abuses ethnic minority passengers on London tram, BBC, 28th November 2011

South Shields man convicted of running religious hate campaign against Muslims, Evening Chronicle, 20th May 2011

BNP candidate Nancy Shaw-Farmer refuses to apologise for vile and racist comments against Pakistanis and Muslims on Facebook page, Lancashire Telegraph, 4th May 2011

UKIP by-election candidate writes series of of offensive blogs during election campaign, ENGAGE, 3rd May 2011

BNP candidate under fire for racist messages about Muslims on Facebook and using abusive language, Western Mail, 28th April 2011

Qur'an burning football steward quits after investigation into employee support, News and Star, 23rd April 2011

BNP leaflets referred to Electoral Commission for false claim that there are "more Muslims in the UK than Scots", Herald Scotland, 17th April 2011

Racist Leaflets delivered to Millom residents, North West Evening Maill, 15th April 2011

Qur'an burning inquiry continues after case withdrawn, BBC, 15th April 2011

Campaign against Camberley mosque described as 'irresponsible scaremongering', Daily Telegraph, 5th April 2011

Engage lodges complaint with ECHR and Metropolitan Police over Melanie Phillips 'Armchair Barbarism' article, ENGAGE, 17th March 2011

Labour Councillor suspended after racist and offensive email sent, The Enquirer, 14th February 2011

Two EDL members arrested after publishing online racist and inflammatory comments about Muslims, This is Devon, 10th February 2011

Alternative Vote referendum campaigner sacked for Islamophobic tweet, London Evening Standard, 2nd February 2011

Not enough evidence to prosecute for Qur'an burning in Gateshead, BBC, 21st January 2011

Church magazine under fire after highly Islamophobic article published, This is Kent, 14th January 2011

Last Updated on Friday, 18 May 2012 13:01

Hate Crimes 2010

Hate Crimes 2010

1. Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim Background

Veiled woman refused bus ride- BBC, 23rd July 2010

Muslim reverts face physical and verbal Islamophobic abuse, The Times, 29th May 2010


2. Attacks on Muslim Property or institutions

Kingston Mosque attacked, including urination in foyer and windows smashed, Surrey Comet, 21st November 2010

Pig's head hung on gates of planned Islamic centre, Evening Chronicle, 11th November 2010

Muslim-owned shop sprayed with swastika and car burned, Lancashire Telegraph, 20th September 2010

Pig's head stuck on gates of North London Central Mosque, Islington Gazette, 19th July 2010

3. Verbal abuse and hate speech

BNP activist distributes leaflets claiming Muslims are responsible for heroine trade, BBC, 21st June 2010

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 May 2012 17:33

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