#HateCrime

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Communal and religious tensions in India have a history of boiling over on social media and stoking violence. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, a leaked document states
  • The company's employees cast doubt over the its motivations and interests
  • Facebook has become increasingly important in politics

.California, USA
Facebook has released Community Standards Enforcement Report for the second quarter of 2021 (Photo Credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • 31.5 million pieces of hate speech content removed in June Quarter 
  • Social media giant also listed steps against COVID-19 misinformation
  • Claims credit for vaccince hesitancy going down by 50 to 20% in some countries  

.Iowa City, IA, USA
Nicole Poole Franklin targeted a 12-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl because of their race. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The woman drove her SUV into two children in 2019
  • She attempted to murder them because of their race
  • Nicole Poole Franklin pleaded guilty to two federal hate crimes charges in May

.Chicago, IL, USA

  • Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed the Teaching Equitable Asian American History Act on Friday
  • "We are reaffirming our commitment to creating more inclusive classrooms," Pritzker said
  • The Teaching Equitable Asian American History Act is set to go into effect on January 1

Twitter users are slamming Swara and Zubair for spreading misinformation and promoting hatred in society. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ReallySwara)

  • The incident took place on June 5
  • The victim alleged he was targeted because of his religion
  • FIR has been filed against some journalists and media outlets for spreading hate and misinformation

.Ontario, Canada
The Afzaal family, who were run over by Veltman is a suspected hate crime. (Photo: Twitter/@QudsNen)

  • Prosecutors revealed that they were adding terrorism charges to 4 counts of premeditated murder
  • Veltman has no criminal record and no known link to any extremist group
  • The attack has fueled debate about the prevalence of Islamophobia in Canada

.Ottawa, ON, Canada
The coffins of the Afzaal family were draped in the Canadian flag. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • People collected near the London Islamic Center on Saturday to join in a public remembrance 
  • Four members of the Afzaal family were killed on purpose by a 20-year-old man, the authorities said 
  • "We are not alone in our grief," said the relative of the victims 

US President Joe Biden is currently on his first international trip as the President. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Florida Governor declared June 12 as Pulse Remembrance Day
  • 49 people were killed in the club five years ago
  • VP Kamala Harris joined a pride parade wearing a "Love is love" t-shirt

.London, ON, Canada
Hundreds gathered in a symbolic protest against Islamophobia.(Photo Credit: AFP

  • Four people of the same family died in the incident
  • The funeral will be a private ceremony
  • An open-to-all public service will also be organised 

.Ottawa, ON, Canada
Several thousand Canadians are now marching on the streets to demand justice for the Afzaal family. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Canada's Afzaal family was attacked on June 7
  • Four member were killed in the hate crime
  • The family is survived by a nine-year-old boy Faez