Hate crime là gì

The LAPD reported an increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans in 20đôi mươi, mirroring a national trend.
Hate crimes against Asian Americans và other members of the Asian & Pacific Islander communities in Los Angeles rose sharply in 2020, mirroring a national trover & causing concern among muốn police & local advocacy organizations.

According khổng lồ a report presented to lớn the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday, there were 15 anti-Asian hate crimes reported in the đô thị in 20đôi mươi, compared with seven in 2019, marking a 114% increase.

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There were also nine hate “incidents” — or bigoted encounters that don’t rise khổng lồ the màn chơi of a crime — compared with seven in 2019, police said. Several anti-Asian hate crimes have sầu occurred so far this year.Both police and advocates said they believe many more incidents occur than are reported, & that they are working to lớn better identify, trachồng and record such encounters & conduct more outreach in local Asian communities lớn encourage reporting by victims.

They say the recent hate has been fueled in part by misguided notions of blame for the COVID-19 pandemic, in which early cases arose in China. They said such hatred has at times been spurred by national political figures lượt thích former President Trump, & it is up lớn local leaders khổng lồ push baông chồng.

“Unfortunately we’re a year into this pandemic và we are starting lớn see again a rise in anti-Asian hate và some very violent attacks that have occurred in our community in the last month or two,” said Connie Chung Joe, CEO of the group Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles.

She cited among other incidents a Korean American U.S. military veteran recently being attacked in Koreatown. She also said she had spoken to lớn a woman who was harassed at a bar, but told by police that they couldn’t vày anything about it other than offer khổng lồ walk her to lớn her oto.

She warned that many incidents are going unreported, in part because of language barriers in immigrant communities, and called on the LAPD lớn increase training for officers to know “how to identify when a crime rises to lớn the màn chơi of a hate crime and report it accordingly so that the public gets a full report on the severity of the problem.”

“When victims are brave enough lớn come forward and share their experiences with the police, having the police say that nothing can be done discourages victims and their communities from relying on the police again,” she said. “This contributes to the underreporting problem.”

Michael Lawson, president of the Los Angeles Urban League, said victims are also discouraged from reporting such crimes when they perceive sầu or see bias being espoused by officers.

Manjusha Kulkarni, executive director of the Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council and cofounder of Stop AAPI Hate, said her group has tracked thousands of crimes and other incidents targeting members of Asian và Pacific Islander communities nationwide, and what is occurring in Los Angeles seems lớn mirror the broader trend.


Violence and hate incidents directed at Asian Americans have surged across California since the pandemic, with some blaming Asians because of the coronavirus’ origins in Wuhan, China.

San Francisco police said Tuesday that, based on preliminary hate crime data for 20đôi mươi, hate crimes against Asian Americans rose from six in 2019 lớn nine in 20trăng tròn. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department did not respond to a request for 20trăng tròn hate crime data Tuesday, but Alison Edwards, chief executive of the nonprofit OC Human Relations, said preliminary data indicated a tenfold increase in hate incidents against Asian Americans.

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Brian Levin, executive sầu director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino, said increases in such incidents occurred across the state.

Police và other service providers, including those whose job it is to lớn ensure civil rights aren’t violated, must intervene khổng lồ turn the tide, Kulkarni said.

LAPD Asst. Chief Beatrice Girmala said the department has increased training on hate incidents in recent years, including input from an LGBTQ working group, & takes hate crimes seriously.

Girmala said the department would be hosting a forum lớn discuss issues specific lớn the Asian và Pacific Islander communities soon, và asked the community leaders to lớn work with her to ensure that victims who liên hệ the police have sầu access khổng lồ additional resources such as counseling.

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“We vì not stvà for or tolerate any acts of violence, any behavior that seeks lớn promote or give a so-called safe haven to lớn those who promote hate,” Girmala said.

Within the department, Girmala said Chief Michel Moore has made it clear that officers who exhibit their own biases will be dealternative text with severely.

“His highest priority is a zero tolerance for any type of behavior that is bias driven, that may even have sầu the appearance of being bias driven in any manner, shape or khung,” Girmala said.

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