Category: Articles and Reports

Hate Crime Week 2017

In National Hate Crime week 2017, we still need to realise that there is a lasting impact of DHC. Historically it is recalled that there have been a number of high profile cases of disability hate crime, such as Brent Martin, Steven Hoskin both with a learning disability, and the deaths of Fiona Pilkington and […]

EHRC hate crime report – 2016

Here is a link to the Mark A. Walters and Rupert Brown with Susann Wiedlitzka, University of Sussex, report which was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission on 29 July 2016. The report looks at the causes and motivations of hate crime based on the five protected characteristics covered by current hate crime law: disability gender reassignment […]

A Simple fact sheet on Disability Hate Crime

Disability Hate Crime Fact Sheet Disability Hate crime A hate crime is any criminal offence or hostile incident (not a full crime) that is motivated by hostility or prejudice based upon the victim’s disability or perceived disability: Reporting Disability Hate Crime. Disability Hate Crime is massively underreported as many people don’t know who to talk […]