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Showing 1 - 10 of 34 results for crime type "Hate crime" & area "Yorkshire and Humberside"

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples, cases finalised February 2024

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics. Below are some examples of hate crime cases prosecuted by CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in February 2024 which resulted in a conviction and an uplifted sentence.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples, January 2024

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics. Below are some examples of hate crime cases prosecuted by CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in January 2024 which resulted in a conviction and an uplifted sentence.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples, December 2023

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics. Below are some examples of hate crime cases prosecuted by CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in December 2023 which resulted in a conviction and an uplifted sentence.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

Leeds man sentenced for antisemitic graffiti on Marks and Spencer

A man was yesterday sentenced at Leeds Magistrates’ Court for defacing a Marks and Spencer store with antisemitic graffiti in the city centre.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples - Cases finalised in November 2023

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics. Below are some examples of hate crime cases prosecuted by CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in November 2023 which resulted in a conviction and an uplifted sentence.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples - Cases finalised October 2023

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics. Below are some examples of hate crime cases prosecuted by CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in October 2023 which resulted in a conviction and an uplifted sentence.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples, cases finalised September 2023

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics.  Below are some examples of hate crime cases prosecuted by CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in September 2023 which resulted in a conviction and an uplifted sentence.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples, July 2023

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples, August 2023

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

CPS Yorkshire and Humberside: Hate crime sentence uplift examples, cases finalised June 2023

Under the hate crime legislation, courts must treat offences more seriously where there is evidence that the offender demonstrated hostility on the basis of the victim’s actual or presumed race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexual orientation, or the offence was motivated on the basis of hostility towards one of these characteristics. Below are some examples of hate crime cases prosecuted by CPS Yorkshire and Humberside in April 2023 which resulted in a conviction and an uplifted sentence.

| Press Release , Hate crime , Yorkshire and Humberside News

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