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Hate Crime: policy priorities and recommendations

Hate Crime: policy priorities and recommendations

Whilst we recognise and welcome the steps already taken by a range of stakeholders to tackle hate crime, it is clear that stronger measures, including reform of the hate crime legislation, are needed to tackle the persistent and growing problem of hate crime against a range of equality groups in Northern Ireland.
We call for prompt action by the NI Executive, the Department for Justice, criminal justice agencies, and others, to address our recommendations, so as ensure a more robust, co-ordinated and effective policy response.



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