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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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Amherst, NY
Swastikas and an anti-Semitic slur were etched into the door of the main Jewish organization for students at the University of Buffalo.
Vandalism
03/16/2012
Plainview, NY
A swastika was drawn on a dentist's office.
Vandalism
02/28/2012
Brooklyn Park, NY
Anti-Muslim graffiti was spray- painted on a business.
Legal Developments
02/22/2012
Mineola, NY
Swastikas, a racial slur and other offensive graffiti were scrawled on walls, signs and vehicles throughout the city.
Vandalism
02/11/2012
Monsey, NY
Stanley Joseph, 18; Jennifer Amand, 20; and Qwesi Williams, 19, were indicted for allegedly attacking a Jewish man.
Legal Developments
02/09/2012
Albany, NY
James J. Hennessey Jr., 58, pled guilty to two felony counts of hate crimes for making menacing phone calls filled with racial epithets and threats to his black neighbors.
Legal Developments
01/31/2012
Brooklyn, NY
Swastikas were spray-painted on the doors of two residences, an apartment building and a Jewish school.
Vandalism
01/13/2012
Manhattan, NY
Swastikas were drawn on the windows of several buildings.
Vandalism
01/08/2012
Rochester, NY
Jason Gambino, an 18-year-old high school student, was charged with felony stalking as a hate crime and harassment for allegedly threatening another male student on a bus because of the youth's sexual orientation.
Legal Developments
01/05/2012
New York, NY
Christopher Orlando, 18, was sentenced to two months in jail after pleading guilty in September to assault as a hate crime for using an anti-gay slur while beating a man in the bathroom of a famous gay bar.
Legal Developments
01/02/2012