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Cloudflare ends services for ‘lawless’ 8chan after El Paso massacre

In a blog post announcing the move, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince described the no-censorship site as 'a cesspool of hate.'

Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to US immigration reform

Trump appears to blame the US news media and what he considers unfair coverage for violence like the weekend shootings.

Custodial deaths have moved beyond Malaysians

Why is there so much racism and ill-feelings towards Africans and others who might be different from us culturally?

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago

A Chicago judge orders a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett’s discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, a police spokesman says.

New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque shooting video

'This is in effect a hate crime against the Muslim community,' says judge Stephen O'Driscoll.

Invoking God’s name in vain: Lessons for Malaysia

In the wake of the atrocities in Sri Lanka and New Zealand, let us remind ourselves that Malaysia is not free from the threats and menace of terrorism, either.

California synagogue mourns woman who ‘took the bullet’ in weekend shooting

Lori Gilbert Kaye, 60, was killed when a gunman attacked a San Diego synagogue in what is believed to be a hate crime.

White supremacist executed in Texas for notorious hate crime

John William 'Bill' King was sentenced to death in 1999 for killing James Byrd Jr by dragging the 49-year-old black man behind a truck.

Before mosque attacks, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for...

It said that a number of people over the years have experienced hate speech, specifically Asians and those who are identified as 'other' in terms of ethnicity.

Chicago prosecutor defends dropping charges in Jussie Smollett case

Smollett ignited a social media firestorm by telling police on Jan 29 that two apparent Donald Trump supporters had attacked him.

Actor Smollett cleared of all charges

Smollett was accused of sending himself a threatening letter and hiring two acquaintances to stage a street attack.

Agong offers condolences to family of Malaysian teen who died in...

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong reminds Malaysians to respect others' feelings and to give support to family members of the victims.

The ticking time bomb of hatred

There are some who seem to suggest that Muslims have no moral right in their indignation of white supremacist terrorism because their own backyard is strewn with garbage.

Actor Smollett staged ‘hate crime’ hoax to advance career, cops say

The 'Empire' actor, who is black and openly gay, was charged with lying to police about the alleged attack.

UK police ‘let down’ gay community as hate crimes soar

Homophobic crimes rose by about 50% in two years to 10,015 in 2016/17, while transphobic incidents more than doubled to 1,510, police data showed.

UK police urged to class harassment of women as hate crime

It was said that the purpose of recording misogyny as a hate crime is to drive a wider cultural shift in attitudes towards women and girls.

More than 200 people killed in weekend violence in central Nigeria

The violence occurred in Plateau State.

At least 16 dead in central Mali clashes

The attack in the village of Koumaga, in the Mopti Region, targeted people of Fulani descent and was perpetrated by people of Donzo descent.

Pakistani Pashtun rights group stages first rally in Karachi

Several thousand people gathered for the rally in the Karachi suburb of Sohrab Goth.

Two killed in racially-motivated attack in southwestern Pakistan

The murders are the latest in a series of racist hate crimes in Pakistan.

Gunmen in Pakistan kill two Christians in drive-by shooting

The two Christians were killed by unidentified gunmen in Quetta.

Christian family shot dead in southwestern Pakistan

Four Pakistani Christians were the victims of a targeted attack in Quetta.

Texas package bombs probed as possible hate crimes

Police were considering whether racial hatred was a factor.

UN condemns anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka

UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman urged the Sri Lankan government to bring perpetrators of anti-Muslim violence to justice.