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CPS to treat online hate crime as seriously as offline offences

Tuesday 22 August 2017 | 10:31 CET | News
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published new public statements on how it will prosecute hate crime in England and Wales. This includes a commitment to treat online crime as seriously as offline offences in response to the growth of hate crime perpetrated using social media. The publication of these new documents is being supported by the launch of a new social media campaign - #HateCrimeMatters - to encourage people to report incidents. 

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