hate crimes

People from different faiths wear kippas as they attend a demonstration on April 25th in front of a Jewish synagogue, to denounce an anti-Semitic attack on a young man wearing a kippa in Berlin earlier in the month.

In Germany, there are growing fears of a rise in anti-Semitism


In Germany, some right-wing groups blame the recent arrival of Muslim asylum-seekers for an apparent rise in anti-Jewish incidents. But others say that’s only part of the story. They point out that anti-Semitism in 21st century Germany has been around for a while.

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I was one of the lucky ones to survive the shooting in Kansas

A survivor of the Olathe shooting at a vigil

A Midwestern medical student on Indian Americans’ ‘failures in solidarity’


Why a hate crime survivor tried to save the life of his would-be killer

Business magnate George Soros arrives to speak at the Open Russia Club in London.

To fight hate crimes, philanthropist George Soros’s organization begins by tracking them

On the 15th anniversary of the hate crime shooting of Sikh American Balbir Singh Sodhi, about 130 people gathered at his gas station in Phoenix to remember and pay tribute.

The brother of one of the first hate-crime victims post 9/11 keeps on teaching tolerance


Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed at his Phoenix gas station four days after 9/11. He was a Sikh American but his killer thought he was a Muslim. Fifteen years later, his brother keeps on telling his story.

Community members take part in a protest to demand a stop hate crimes during the funeral service of Imam Maulama Akonjee, and Thara Uddin in New York City.

How likely are you to be the victim of a hate crime?


Based on your race, religion and ethnicity, this tool calculates whether your chance of being the target of a hate crime has increased since 9/11.

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In an era of ‘enormous rage,’ I’m still finding love in America


Valarie Kaur became an activist 15 years ago on 9/11. Today, her heart is breaking, but here’s how she finds hope.

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Islamophobia is on the rise in the US. But so is Islam.


A Pew study says that 20 percent of Americans who identify as Muslims are converts. With surges in hate crimes and negative media portrayals, here’s what makes them faithful.

Attendees sit next to a poster as speakers from different faiths speak at an interfaith rally titled "Love is Stronger than Hate" at the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix. The rally was held in response to an earlier anti-Muslim rally at the same locati

Data: Hate crimes against Muslims increased after 9/11


According to data from the FBI, there was a spike in hate crimes against Muslims after the attacks on September 11, 2001. In these data visualizations you’ll see that while attacks have dropped in the years since, hate crimes against Muslims have never fallen back to levels seen before the attacks.