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New York City hate crimes are up 76% this 12 months in comparison with the identical interval in 2021

There had been 194 hate crimes between January 1 and April 10 of this 12 months, compared to the 110 hate crimes from the identical dates in 2021, the report reveals.

Crime incidents focused at Jewish folks elevated from 28 crimes final 12 months to 86 up to now in 2022, in keeping with the HCTF knowledge.

Some examples of such crimes towards Jewish folks up to now in 2022 embody a swastika being painted on a college bus, a number of folks being bodily assaulted in Brooklyn, and a teen accused of threatening six Jewish boys with a sword within the Upper West Side.

Crimes towards Black folks doubled, with the variety of focused incidents this 12 months standing at 26 in comparison with 13 in the identical time interval final 12 months, in keeping with the information.

Hate crimes towards Asians had been down 32% in comparison with 2021, with 47 final 12 months and 32 in the identical interval this 12 months, the information reveals. Crimes focused over sexual orientation elevated by 12, in keeping with the HCTF abstract.

Adams unveiled his ‘Blueprint to End Gun Violence’ in January, which incorporates long-term targets to develop financial alternatives, enhance youngster schooling and supply extra entry to psychological well being assets whereas addressing the gun disaster.

Several high-profile violent assaults have occurred within the metropolis in latest weeks. A 62-year-old man named Frank James was arrested this week after he boarded a practice in Brooklyn, set off smoke grenades and fired a gun 33 occasions, taking pictures 10 folks. He was charged with violating a regulation prohibiting terrorism and violent assaults on mass transportation.
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James had talked about violence and mass shootings in movies posted on YouTube, specializing in a bunch of individuals he believed had maligned him, along with broad societal and racial teams he appeared to hate, CNN beforehand reported.
Earlier this month, a person who allegedly assaulted seven Asian girls over a couple of three-hour interval in New York City in late February was indicted on a number of hate crime costs, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office introduced. In March, two hate crime costs had been filed towards a 48-year-old man for allegedly assaulting a 29-year-old Asian man with a hammer at a subway station in Manhattan.

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