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Greek court imprisons far-right Golden Dawn party leadership for running criminal enterprise
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Greek court imprisons far-right Golden Dawn party leadership for running criminal enterprise

The court granted suspended sentences to five of the party's 18 former lawmakers who were convicted of lesser charges

Greek court sentences leadership of far-right Golden Dawn to 13 years in prison for running criminal enterprise
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Greek court sentences leadership of far-right Golden Dawn to 13 years in prison for running criminal enterprise

The landmark ruling follows a five-year trial of dozens of top officials, members and supporters of Golden Dawn, which was founded as a neo-Nazi group in the 1980s

'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes
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'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes

Asked why he keeps calling the coronavirus the 'Chinese virus' when scientists say the disease doesn't respect borders and is not caused by ethnicity, Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that he doesn't consider it a racist remark.

Bengali actor Kaushik Sen says he received death threat after open letter to PM Modi on hate crime
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Bengali actor Kaushik Sen says he received death threat after open letter to PM Modi on hate crime

Kaushik Sen also said that the police have been informed about it and the phone number has been forwarded to authorities

Jharkhand mob lynching: Victim Tabrez Ansari died merely a month and a half after his wedding
India

Jharkhand mob lynching: Victim Tabrez Ansari died merely a month and a half after his wedding

Several mob lynching incidents have taken place in Jharkhand, which has a BJP-led government, in recent times.

Muslim man in MP abused, beaten, paraded for asking for box of mobile phone, claims religion-based hate; police term it 'scuffle'
India

Muslim man in MP abused, beaten, paraded for asking for box of mobile phone, claims religion-based hate; police term it 'scuffle'

A 20-year-old Muslim youth was beaten up, verbally abused and paraded by the owner of a mobile shop in Madhya Pradesh's Kurawar for asking for the original box of a mobile phone

Jussie Smollett sued by Chicago city to recover investigation cost of alleged hate crime
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Jussie Smollett sued by Chicago city to recover investigation cost of alleged hate crime

Jussie Smollett had reported that masked men beat him up on 29 January in Chicago, shouting slurs and wrapping a rope around his neck.

Muslim man killed by group of 20 in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra over dispute linked to Islamic holy structure
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Muslim man killed by group of 20 in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra over dispute linked to Islamic holy structure

On the night of 20 March, Mohammed Anwar, 50, was attacked and killed by a group of over 20 people in Parsoi village of Sonbhadra.

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to 16 felony charges over lying to police about alleged racist attack
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Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to 16 felony charges over lying to police about alleged racist attack

Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with 16 counts of disorderly conduct.

BJP workers thrash Muzaffarnagar youth, call him 'terrorist' for criticising govt over job claims
India

BJP workers thrash Muzaffarnagar youth, call him 'terrorist' for criticising govt over job claims

Adnan alleged that the BJP workers in Muzaffarnagar called him a "terrorist" for criticising the ruling party over claims of job and development.

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common
India

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common

Over 200 alleged cases of hate crimes were reported in 2018 against people from marginalised groups, especially Dalits, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest number of such incidents for the third consecutive year, Amnesty India said in a new report on Tuesday.

Jussie Smollett's scenes from Empire's final episodes to be cut following felony charges of disorderly conduct
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Jussie Smollett's scenes from Empire's final episodes to be cut following felony charges of disorderly conduct

Jussie Smollett’s character on Empire will be removed from the final two episodes of this season in the wake of his arrest on charges that he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself last month in downtown Chicago

Jussie Smollett: From survivor of 'hate crime' to alleged hoaxer, a timeline of events surrounding Empire actor
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Jussie Smollett: From survivor of 'hate crime' to alleged hoaxer, a timeline of events surrounding Empire actor

The latest twist in a weeks-long saga has seen 36-year-old Jussie Smollett, the gay African-American actor who stars on Fox music industry drama Empire, go from victim to suspect after he reported an assault late last month.

Empire actor Jussie Smollett denies Chicago Police's claims that he orchestrated his own attack
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Empire actor Jussie Smollett denies Chicago Police's claims that he orchestrated his own attack

Jussie Smollett was attacked on the morning of 29 January when he was leaving a restaurant in Chicago. Two men shouted racial and homophobic slurs towards him before they attacked him.

Empire actor Jussie Smollett speaks out after 'hate crime' attack: 'Justice will be served'
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Empire actor Jussie Smollett speaks out after 'hate crime' attack: 'Justice will be served'

Jussie Smollett, in his statement, also disputed rumours circulating on social media that he has been less than cooperative with the police and has changed his story time and again.

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch
India

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch

The US ODNI intelligence singling out India, warning communal violence ahead of General Election to Lok Sabha, may indicate a certain bias, but a global rise of hate only makes that threat more serious, not less

Empire actor Jussie Smollett hospitalised following suspected hate crime in Chicago
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Empire actor Jussie Smollett hospitalised following suspected hate crime in Chicago

Jussie Smollett was beaten at around 2:00 am in Chicago by two attackers who yelled "racial and homophobic slurs".

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Priyanka Gandhi enters politics, India's spin twins deliver, budget expectations; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Priyanka Gandhi enters politics, India's spin twins deliver, budget expectations; today's must-read stories

The timing of Priyanka Gandhi's political entry is significant. Unlike Rajiv or Sonia who had to step in after a family tragedy — for Rahul and Priyanka it was a time of their own or the family's choice.

Pattern emerges in UP hate crimes: 'Outsiders' communalise trivial disputes, police step in to selectively act against Muslims
India

Pattern emerges in UP hate crimes: 'Outsiders' communalise trivial disputes, police step in to selectively act against Muslims

Uttar Pradesh has reported the largest number of hate crimes since 2009, as per Hate Crime Watch, a database of religious identity-based hate crimes across India from 2009 to 2018

'President Hate, leave our state': 1,500 people march to protest Donald Trump's visit to Pittsburgh synagogue
India

'President Hate, leave our state': 1,500 people march to protest Donald Trump's visit to Pittsburgh synagogue

Trump flew into Pittsburgh with wife Melania to pay his respects at the Tree of Life synagogue, but many in the largely Democratic city say his rhetoric and vitriolic tweets have fanned white supremacy and are fueling a spike in anti-Semitism across the United States.