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  • Hate crimes against Muslims spiked 67 percent last year

    Mother Jones - 11/18/2016

    But the vast majority of hate crimes don’t get reported to law enforcement in the first place. According to the DOJ’s study, just 35 percent of hate crimes victims reported the crimes to police on average. Victims keep quiet for different reasons—distrust of the police, a belief that law enforcement won’t help them, fear of disclosing their sexual orientation—says Jack Levin, a hate crimes expert at Northeastern University in Boston.

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