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UK Hate Crime Plan Refreshed to Protect Victims, Provide Further Funding

Over £1.5million of new funding plan has been made to support educational programmes working to eradicate prejudice. (Photo: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

An updated action plan has been launched in the UK to tackle hate crime as the country comes together during Hate Crime Awareness Week. The new package of measures includes a wide-ranging law commission review into hate crime and a nationwide public communications campaign to tackle intolerance, said UK Home Office in a statement on Tuesday (16). Over £1.5million of new funding plan has been made to support educational programmes working to eradicate prejudice. A further 45 places of worship will receive nearly £800,000 for security improvements through the ‘places of worship’ scheme, which has also been extended for an…

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