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Report hate crime to Stop Hate UK

8 February 2022

Everybody needs to play their part in reporting hate crime to help make Richmond upon Thames a safe place for everyone.

Hate crime are crimes that are targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that person's perceived:

  • Disability
  • Race or ethnicity
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity

Hate crimes can be committed against a person or property. If you are targeted because of who you are, or who they think you are, it is a hate crime. The crime does not have to include physical violence – hate crime can be verbal or online.Richmond Council works with the police and Stop Hate UK to reduce incidents of hate crime in the borough. Reporting hate crime is essential in making sure no one suffers in silence. Stop Hate UK offers a 24-hour telephone number for people wanting to report hate crime. They also offer support and advice to those affected by hate crime and discrimination. Call 0800 138 1625 or visit Stop Hate UK website.

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Updated: 1 March 2022

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