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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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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
02/08/2010
Eugene, OR
Vandals painted a four-foot square swastika on the University of Oregon's LGBTQA office floor.
Vandalism
02/01/2010
Eurgene, OR
Hate graffiti was written on a mosque mailbox.
Vandalism
11/15/2009
Portland, OR
A man was indicted on accusations he mailed a hangman's noose to an Ohio civil rights leader.
Harassment
10/07/2009
Willamette, OR
Two men were sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to burning a cross and the letters "KKK" into the lawn of a black family.
Legal Developments
06/15/2009
Troutdale, OR
Two teenagers charged with spray-painting swastikas, KKKs and racial slurs on two churches, tombstones in a Jewish cemetery and parked cars were sentenced to jail terms of 30 to 90 days.
Legal Developments
06/15/2009
Portland, OR
A man was arrested for kicking Ms. Junior Gay Pride in the head and causing her a concussion after asking her about her sexual orientation.
Assault
05/16/2009