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Hate Crimes

In both crime and law, hate crimes (also known as bias-motivated crimes) occur when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her perceived membership in a certain social group. Examples of such groups include but are not limited to: race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Four Chilean men sentenced in brutal murder of gay man

Monday, October 28, 2013
Luis Hidalgo, APPatricio Ahumada Garay receives a life sentence for the murder of Daniel Zamudio.
SANTIAGO, Chile — Chilean judges have sentenced a man to life in prison for the beating death of a gay man whose body was carved with swastikas. [...]

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Four Chilean men found guilty in brutal murder of gay man

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Daniel Zamudio
SANTIAGO, Chile -- Four Chilean men have been found guilty of first-degree murder for killing a gay man and carving swastikas into his body. [...]

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What the attack on Scott Jones tells us about fear and courage

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Scott Jones
This violent attack didn’t happen in a notoriously anti-gay country such as Russia, Jamaica or Uganda. This happened in Canada, one of the gay-friendliest countries in the world where anti-discrimination laws have been in effect since 1998. And the province of Nova Scotia is no exception to its country’s rules. [...]

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Canadian man left paralyzed from the waist down in alleged anti-gay attack

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Scott Jones
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. -- A Canadian man attacked outside a lounge in Nova Scotia early Saturday morning has been left paralyzed from the waist down in what friends and family are calling an anti-gay hate crime. [...]

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For Matthew Shepard and countless others, the work to erase hate continues

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Fifteen years ago, on the night of October 6, 1998, two men lured Matthew Wayne Shepard, a 21-year old college freshman at the University of Wyoming, from a bar in Laramie. He was kidnapped, robbed, brutally beaten, tied to a fence and left die on the cold Wyoming prairie... [...]

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Pittsburgh police charge man in alleged bias motivated attack on gay man

Friday, October 11, 2013
Benjamin Stoviak
Pittsburgh police have charged one man for allegedly attacking a gay man, but a defense attorney says the victim wasn't targeted because of his sexuality. [...]

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Ohio lawmaker to introduce hate crimes bill following attacks outside gay bar

Monday, September 30, 2013
Nickie Antonio
CLEVELAND — An Ohio state lawmaker plans to introduce a bill next week that would make crimes targeting someone because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability a hate crime. [...]

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Trial begins for men accused in brutal murder of gay Chilean man

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Daniel Zamudio
SANTIAGO, Chile -- The trial of four men accused of beating and fatally injuring a young, gay man in the Chilean capital last year began on Monday. [...]

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Texas gay man left beaten and bloody after planned meeting using mobile app

Monday, September 23, 2013
Arron Keahey
SPRINGTOWN, Texas -- Police in this small Texas town northwest of Fort Worth are investigating a possible hate crime in the brutal attack on a gay man after he arranged to meet another man using a mobile app called MeetMe. [...]

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Cleveland teen will not face hate crime charge in attack on gay bar patron

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Jared Fox
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A 16-year-old male teen arrested Tuesday in connection with an attack on a gay man outside a popular Cleveland gay bar over the Labor Day weekend will not face a hate crime charge. [...]

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