Hate crimes up in Scotland

A slight increase in incidents of hate crimes were reported to Scotland’s prosecution service in 2015-16, compared to the previous year.

1,020 charges were reported with an aggravation of prejudice relating to sexual orientation, up 20 per cent on the previous year, and 201 relating to disability, an increase of 14 per cent.

http://www.scottishlegal.com/2016/06/10/figures-show-slight-increase-in-hate-crimes/

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