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Crime Stephen Brookes speaking at a conference

More than one in seven people have witnessed a disability hate crime or incident in the last year, according to a new survey released to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Disabled campaigners say the figures, published by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, should push the criminal justice system to do more to recognise and act
Crime Stephen Brookes speaking at a conference

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has issued controversial new guidance on disability hate crime which could cut the number of successful prosecutions, after a senior government barrister concluded that the existing guidelines were unworkable. Disability News Service (DNS) understands that CPS and senior police officers believe that it has been almost impossible to persuade