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Hate Incidents

Incidents of apparent hate crimes and hate group activities listed here are drawn primarily from media sources. These incidents include only a fraction of the approximately 191,000 reported and unreported hate crimes that a 2005 government report estimated occur annually.

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Hillsboro, OR
A swastika was spray-painted on a family's truck and the letters `KKK` were spray-painted on the garage door of a nearby residence.
Vandalism
10/22/2011
Corvallis, OR
Two 16-year-old boys were charged with second-degree aggravated harassment for allegedly making anti-Semitic phone calls to a Jewish family.
Legal Developments
10/05/2011
Oak Grove, OR
A restaurant owned by a lesbian was vandalized.
Vandalism
09/30/2011
Portland, OR
A group assaulted two men after seeing them walking together holding hands.
Assault
05/21/2011
Portland, OR
Five people were arrested after attacking a gay man and using anti-gay slurs while beating him.
Assault
06/09/2010
Portland, OR
Flyers from the racist skinhead group Blood & Honour American Division were placed on lawns.
Leafletting
05/27/2010
Ashland, OR
Two Southern Oregon University students, Kevin Novotny, 20, and Blake Adkins, 19, were charged with criminal mischief for allegedly scrawling anti-gay graffiti in a dormitory on the campus. Adkins also faces a charge of intimidation.
Legal Developments
05/18/2010
Portland, OR
A white supremacist, pleaded guilty to mailing a noose to the president of the Lima, Ohio, chapter of the NAACP.
Harassment
05/17/2010
Ashland, OR
Anti-gay graffiti was written on a dorm at Southern Oregon University.
Vandalism
04/12/2010
Portland, OR
A founding member of the European Kindred white supremacist prison gang has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing a firearm to a convicted felon.
Legal Developments
02/07/2010