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Hate crime surges in the UK

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Residents in the UK have been experiencing a rise of hate crimes according to Office of National Statistics. Hate crimes and incidents rose 15 per cent from 2013 to 2015. Photo credit: Flickr   Overall, there were 52,528 hate crimes recorded in the UK from 2014 to 2015.  Hate crime involves verbal abuse or hate speech, violence against a person, public order offences, criminal damage and arson. The most common among these crimes are public order offences and violence against the person states the Office of National Statistics. The most recent case of hate crime reported, was of three teenage boys who were attacked by a group of youths, in Derry, Northern Ireland on Friday 11th December. The youngest among the attackers is 13-years-old reports the Derry Journal. Who are