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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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Eugene, OR
Vandals painted a four-foot square swastika on the University of Oregon's LGBTQA office floor.
Vandalism
01/31/2010
Eurgene, OR
Hate graffiti was written on a mosque mailbox.
Vandalism
11/14/2009
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
Alsea, OR
A five-foot-long charred cross was found in the front yard of a house.
Cross Burnings
05/07/2009
Eugene, OR
A man once affiliated with the Nazi Low Riders prison gang bit off the top of a Puerto Rican man's ear has been sentenced to six years in prison.
Legal Developments
04/26/2009
Medford, OR
Members of the National Socialist Movement distributed fliers in a parking lot in honor of Hitler's birthday. The fliers called for "white pride and unity," denied the Holocaust happened and demanded that illegal immigrants return to Mexico.
Leafletting
04/19/2009
Portland, OR
Three Native Americans were allegedly beaten while their attackers yelled racial slurs. The three victims were waiting for a train.
Assault
03/25/2009