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Luis Ramirez | Hatewatch
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/?s=luis+ramirez

Never let it be said that the words of a simple “man on the street” can't have far-reaching consequences in the modern world.The Hazleton, Pa.

Pennsylvania Police Officers Indicted in Cover-Up of Immigrant’s Killing
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/12/15/pennsylvania-police-officers-indicted-in-cover-up-of-immigrants-killing/

Indictments were unsealed today against three police officers in Shenandoah, Pa., including the chief, on obstruction of justice and other charges in connection with the beating ...

Conspiracy Trial Opens for Pennsylvania Cops in Immigrant’s Killing
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/01/14/conspiracy-trial-opens-for-pennsylvania-cops-in-immigrants-killing/

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The federal trial of three police officers accused of trying to cover up the murder of an undocumented Mexican immigrant – a hate crime that drew the ...

Indictments Detail Alleged Police Cover-up in Beating Death
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/12/16/federal-indictments-reveal-details-of-police-cover-up-in-beating-death-of-latino-immigrant-in-pennsylvania/

At about 11:30 on the night of July 12, 2008, six teenagers brutally assaulted a Latino man in a Shenandoah, Pa., park while yelling “Fucking spic, “Go back to Mexico” ...

Split Verdict in Conspiracy Trial of Three Pennsylvania Officers
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/01/27/verdict-split-in-conspiracy-trial-involving-three-pennsylvania-police-officers/

Three former Pennsylvania police officers who were accused of conspiring to cover up the beating death of a Mexican immigrant two years ago were cleared on Thursday of the ...

Former Cops Sentenced in Cover-Up of Immigrant’s Beating Death
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/06/02/former-police-officers-sentenced-in-cover-up-of-immigrants-beating-death/

Two former Pennsylvania police officers convicted of working to cover up the beating death of a Mexican immigrant more than two years ago – a hate crime that turned the ...

Trial Begins For Teens Charged In Shenandoah Murder
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/04/28/shenandoah-murder/

Brandon Piekarsky, 17, and Derrick Donchak, 19, went on trial for beating to death Mexican immigrant Luis Ramirez last July in a case that captured national media attention.Read ...

Acquittal in Pennsylvania Killing Sparks Nativist Rally
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/05/26/acquittal-in-pennsylvania-killing-sparks-nativist-rally/

Three weeks after an all-white jury in Shenandoah, Pa., acquitted two local high school football stars of beating to death a Mexican immigrant — a verdict that many observers ...

White Supremacist Allegedly Targeted Immigrants In Rape, Murder Spree
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/01/27/white-supremacist-3/

Accused murderer Keith Luke, 22, reportedly told police that he shot to death two immigrants from Cape Verde and sexually assaulted and tried to kill a third because he was ...

Shenandoah Residents Plan ‘Crime Watch Group’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/10/21/shenandoah-residents/

Angered by the uproar over the recent beating death of Mexican immigrant Luis Ramirez, dozens of Schuylkill County, Penn. residents attended an anti-immigration picnic where ...