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News Roundup for August 23, 2011
Posted By Hatewatch Staff On August 23, 2011 @ 1:09 pm In Anti-LGBT, Anti-Semitic, Militias | No Comments
A college student in Waterloo, Iowa, was killed  in a possible hate crime. According to a friend of the victim, a group of individuals taunted the victim with anti-gay slurs, prompting a fight. The victim was knocked to the ground and kicked in the head; he later died. Police are still searching for the suspects.
The manhunt continues  for an Oklahoma militiaman accused of sexual assault. Charles Alan Dyer is accused of raping a 7-year-old girl and then fleeing authorities. Police are now concentrating on a small Texas town.
Los Angeles police are investigating  a hate crime after a local synagogue was vandalized with white supremacist symbols. Police say that swastikas with “666” and “Go Home” were spray-painted in the property.
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 was killed: http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/new-details-witnesses-said-they-heard-beating-victim-taunted/article_60b484ee-cc19-11e0-8d5d-001cc4c002e0.html
 continues: http://www.fortbendnow.com/2011/08/22/54776
 are investigating: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/08/lapd-investigates-hate-crime-at-west-valley-synagogue.html