UK: Hate Crimes Targeting Jews Doubled Over Past Year

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The number of hate crimes targeting Jews reported to police in England and Wales in 2018-19 has more than doubled compared to the previous year, interior ministry statistics show.

While the largest proportion of religious hate crime offences targeted Muslim people (3,530 offences), that number has remained steady over the last five years, according to the UK’s Home Office.

Whereas hate crimes against the Jews have more than doubled, representing some 18% of religious hate crime offences targeting Jewish people (1,326 offences) in 2018-19, compared with 672 in the previous year.

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