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Next steps on tackling hate crime

Published: Monday, 12 June 2017

A series of practical measures have been set out to tackle and prevent hate crime in Scotland, focused on tackling prejudice and building

Hate Crime figures in Scotland 2016/17

Published: Friday, 9 June 2017

COPFS annual report on Hate crime in Scotland shows a 10% decrease in racial hate crime charges brought by police.

Hate crime in Highland report

Published: Thursday, 9 February 2017

An update report Highland Local Police Area – Hate Crime and Hate Incidents was presented to the Highland Council Communities and Partnerships committee.

Review of hate crime legislation in Scotland

Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

Highland Hate Crime event

Highland Hate Crime event

Published: Monday, 31 October 2016

Partner agencies and community groups came together to discuss how to tackle hate crime in the Highlands.

Police Scotland chief says hate crime 'absolute priority'

Published: Sunday, 9 October 2016

Police Scotland chief says hate crime 'absolute priority

Report on tackling hate crime in Scotland

Published: Friday, 23 September 2016

The Scottish Government welcomes the report of The Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion was set up by the Scottish Government last year to examine the issue.

Hate Free Highland at Highland LGBT Forum open day

Hate Free Highland at Highland LGBT Forum open day

Published: Saturday, 9 July 2016

Hate Free Highland Partners attend Highland LGBT Forum open day in Inverness.

A revised site

Published: Wednesday, 6 July 2016

We will be launching a new site in the near future. Please get in touch if you need help in the meantime.

Tackling hate crime – new figures in Scotland

Published: Friday, 10 June 2016

New figures released by the COPFS show a slight increase in incidents of hate crimes reported to Scotland's prosecution service in 2015-16, compared with the previous year.

New partnership to tackle LGBTI hate crime in Scotland

Published: Tuesday, 18 August 2015

A major new project to increase reporting rates of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) hate crime in Scotland will be delivered by the Equality Network and LGBT Youth Scotland. (EHRC)

New group to tackle hate crime

Published: Friday, 17 July 2015

Scottish government announce the establishment of an independent advisory group on hate crime to be headed up by sectarianism expert Dr Duncan Morrow.