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Philippines tolerates gays but abuses continue: UN-backed study

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:40

Gays are increasingly tolerated in Philippine society but discrimination persists and they remain vulnerable to hate crimes, according to a United Nations-backed study released Monday.

Sri Lanka police form religious hate crimes unit after attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 01:58

Sri Lanka police today announced a new unit to investigate religious hate crimes after attacks by Buddhist monks on churches and mosques last year raised concerns about religious freedom.

Delhi High Court issues directions to check hate crimes

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 20:04

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre, city government and police to come up with a law to prevent hate crimes against migrants and issued a slew of directions like expeditious disposal of cases and deploying security personnel for safety of people from northeast and other states.

Anti-Muslim hate crimes on the rise in Britain

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 16:30

Hate crimes against Muslims have soared in the UK this year, a report said on Friday.

Sikh hate crime case: Maximum punishment sought for attacker

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 12:40

Jamie Larson, 49, had pleaded guilty in June this year in US District Court in Seattle to a federal hate crime relating to a racially-motivated assault of the 50-year-old Sikh man who works as a taxi cab driver.

Crimes against minorities to be considered hate crimes in US

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 11:05

Crimes committed against Sikhs, Hindus, Buddhists, Arabs and three other minority religions would now be tracked as hate crime by law enforcement agencies and the FBI, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.

UK police report surge in hate crimes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 18:49

The head of London`s police force says the number of hate crimes against Muslims in the city increased substantially after the killing of soldier Lee Rigby.

Hindus applaud FBI`s move on hate crimes

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 11:06

The Indian-American community has applauded the recommendation of a FBI panel to track hate crimes against Sikhs and Hindus in the US.

Hindus applaud FBI`s move on hate crimes

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 11:06

The Indian-American community has applauded the recommendation of a FBI panel to track hate crimes against Sikhs and Hindus in the US.

FBI to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 10:44

Sikh, Hindu and Arab advocates have praised the FBI decision, saying it would avoid underreporting of hate crimes and increase awareness.

Attacker of elderly Sikh in US pleads not guilty

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 13:42

The transient accused of brutally attacking an 81-year-old Sikh man outside a gurdwara in the US May 5 has pleaded not guilty of attempted murder and elderly abuse.

Russian government seeks stricter penalties for extremism

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 18:50

A Russian government commission is considering increasing criminal punishments for extremism-related crimes and wrongdoing by religious organizations, the cabinet said Tuesday.