Did you know any type of crime can be a hate crime - this is because when someone commits a crime, it is the motivation behind their actions which may make it a ‘hate crime’.
Hate incidents and hate crimes occur when you are subjected to hostility or prejudice by another person because of either:
- your race
- your faith
- your disability
- your sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Find out more about what hate crime is, how to report it, what happens next, and how to talk about racism, on our Hate crime awareness page.