The U.K. government's new hate crime action plan comes at a crucial moment.
Head of the NPCC Mark Hamilton said people took Brexit as “a licence to behave in a racist way.”
Ewa Banaszka, 22, said abuse towards her family has “escalated” since the EU referendum.
Racially aggravated crimes have soared by 400 percent in the U.K. since Brexit.
London’s Metropolitan Police reports Islamophobic attacks have more than tripled, two week after events in Paris.
Hate crimes in America declined by 8 percent across the board in 2014—yet for Muslims in the U.S., such offenses rose by 14 percent, according to an annual report from the FBI.
“Strike at the Black church, and you strike at the heart of Black American life,” wrote David A. Love in the ‘Atlanta BlackStar.’
Historian calls out the state on Twitter for honoring the flag after a suspected hate crime.