As religious hate crime soars by 40% in one year in England and Wales, Reporting Scotland struggles to keep up

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As religious hate crime soars by 40% in one year in England and Wales, Reporting Scotland struggles to keep up

© Independent Across the UK media, including BBC News at 1, and in the Independent, today: ‘Religious hate crime rises 40% in England and Wales – with more than half directed at Muslims’ ‘New statistics released by the Home Office said more than half of religiously-motivated attacks in 2017-18 were directed at Muslims and the next most-commonly targeted group was Jewish people. Police recorded a total of 94,098 hate crime offences – more than double the total five years ago…

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John Robertson
As religious hate crime soars by 40% in one year in England and Wales, Reporting Scotland struggles to keep up