Tag Archives: hate crimes

TEXAS: Hate Crimes Charges Filed Against Duo In Brutal 2012 Attack On Gay Black Man, Suspects Face Life In Prison

From the Corpus Christi NBC affiliate: Federal hate crime indictments were returned Monday against two Corpus Christi men accused of beating and torturing a gay black man back in 2012. In the days after the alleged attack, the victim told KRIS6 News he was targeted because of sexual orientation and race. Per policy, we are not identifying the victim of …

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ISRAEL: Police Units Blame Each Other For Security Failures At Jerusalem Pride, Demotions Expected

Jerusalem police yesterday submitted the findings of their internal investigation into the security failures that resulted in a fatal stabbing at the gay pride parade. According to the report, several police units are blaming each other for allowing the deranged ultra-Orthodox killer to infiltrate the event. Haaretz reports: Investigation of the incident focused on the actions and failures of three …

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ISRAEL: Jerusalem Pride Stabbing Survivor Says Police Have Botched The Investigation, Lost Evidence

Twenty-five year old Jerusalem Pride stabbing survivor Yarden Noy says that Israeli police have made multiple blunders following last month’s attack. The New York Daily News reports: Noy handed over his blood-soaked shirt to paramedics and gave a fresh statement to police after Yishai Schlissel drove a knife through his ribs from behind and punctured his lung during last month’s …

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ISRAEL: Knesset Member Proposes Sweeping LGBT Rights Bills In Name Of Murdered Teen Shira Banki

A member of Israel’s Knesset has proposed several sweeping LGBT rights bills that would legalize civil unions and ban “ex-gay’ torture in the name of murdered teen Shira Banki.  The Jerusalem Post reports: MK Tzipi Livni (Zionist Union) proposed a legislative package of gay rights bills in memory of the 16-year-old who was stabbed at the Jerusalem LGBT parade, a …

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NEW YORK CITY: Suspect Charged With Hate Crime In Attack On Married West Point Grads

NBC News reports: Police say a Queens man has been arrested in connection with a bias attack on a gay couple at a Manhattan bodega. Thomas Clabough was arrested Wednesday and charged with assault and attempted assault as a hate crime in the attack in the store in SoHo on Aug. 2. The victims were Daniel Lennox-Choate and his husband, …

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ISRAEL: Jerusalem Pride Killer Admitted To Psychiatric Ward

Israel National News reports: Gay Pride parade stabber Yishai Shlissel has been admitted to a psychiatric ward in order to assess whether he is fit to stand trial, Channel 10 reported Monday. Later that day, Channel 10 reported that Shlissel had, in fact, experienced a psychotic episode in 2009 and undergone extensive treatment in a special facility, and was being …

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Headline Of The Day

This story is all over Teabagistan today and is yet another example of why I so rarely report on alleged anti-gay hate crimes. So fucking infuriating.

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ISRAEL: Posters Praising Jerusalem Killer Appear In Ultra-Orthodox Neighborhoods

The Times Of Israel reports: Posters praising last week’s deadly attack at the Jerusalem gay pride parade appeared in the city’s ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods Thursday morning. Distributed by an extremist group calling itself “The Faithful Judaism,” the notices applauded the stabbing as an act of holy “self sacrifice.” “May all of the people of God be zealous as you,” one poster …

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ISRAEL: Judge Orders Psychiatric Evaluation For Jerusalem Pride Killer

A Jerusalem judge today ordered pride parade killer Yishai Schlissel to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he is fit to stand trial. During his arraignment last week, Schlissel declared that he doesn’t recognize the authority of the Israeli legal system. Via the Jerusalem Post: Judge Einat Zinger decided as a result of the hearing to send Schlissel for …

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ISRAEL: Thousands Attend Funeral For Teen Murdered At Jerusalem Pride

Via the Jerusalem Post: Thousands attended the Monday night funeral of 16-year-old Shira Banki, who died on Sunday after being stabbed at last week’s Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem. Banki, a high school student from Jerusalem, was buried at Kibbutz Nahshon cemetery, near Beit Shemesh. In an emotional eulogy, Banki’s parents, Milka and Uri, spoke of their daughter’s compassion, intelligence, …

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ISRAEL: Hundreds Hold Memorial Vigil For Teen Murdered At Jerusalem Pride

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Shira’s Last Song

From the Jewish Standard: Shira Banki was a student at the Hebrew University High School. She was 16 and attended the Jerusalem Pride Parade as an ally of the LGBTQ community, and to show support for friends of hers. She was killed by a stab wound inflicted by a Hareidi-religious Jew that had attacked the same parade ten years before, …

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Breitbart Closes Comments On Story About Girl Murdered At Jerusalem Pride

In the first Breitbart story about the attack on Thursday, multiple commenters openly celebrated the stabbings. For today’s update they have closed the comments.

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ISRAEL: Thousands Rally To Protest Stabbing Attacks On Jerusalem Pride

Ynet reports: LGBTQ rights groups and youth activists were holding demonstrations in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa following the terror attack at the gay pride parade in the capital on Thursday, in which six people were wounded. Demonstrations were also being held in response to the Jewish terror attack late Thursday night that killed a Palestinian infant and critically wounded …

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ISRAEL: 16 Year-Old Girl Stabbed At Jerusalem Pride Dies Of Her Wounds

Haaretz reports: Three days after being critically wounded by an ultra-Orthodox man that went on a stabbing rampage at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade, Shira Banki, a 16-year-old Israeli teen succumbed to her wounds Sunday afternoon. Five other people were wounded in the attack. Police confirmed that the suspected stabber is Yishai Schlissel, a Haredi man from Modiin Ilit who stabbed …

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ISRAEL: Rallies To Be Held Nationwide In Aftermath Of Jerusalem Pride Stabbings

Via Haaretz: Rallies to protest Thursday’s stabbing attack at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride parade and the arson attack in which a Palestinian child was killed will be held in major Israeli cities on Saturday night. A rally in Tel Aviv already planned to mark six years since two people were killed in a shooting at Bar Noar, a Tel Aviv gay …

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ISRAEL: New Pride Attack Video Emerges

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ISRAEL: Knesset Member Comes Out In Wake Of Jerusalem Pride Attacks

“We can no longer remain silent because the knife is raised against the neck of the entire LGBT community, my community. It will not stop there. This is the time to fight the great darkness. This terrible criminal act that once again happened in ‘the city of God.’ is an attack on all of us. It attacks the right of …

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ISRAEL: Jerusalem Pride Attacker Refuses To Recognize Authority Of Legal System

Haaretz reports: Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court extended the remand of Yishai Schlissel for an additional 12 days on Friday, after he allegedly stabbed six participants in the city’s Gay Pride Parade on Thursday. Schlissel – an ultra-Orthodox Jew who had served 10 years in prison for an identical attack in 2005 – refused to accept the court’s jurisdiction and represented himself …

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Netanyahu: We’ll Defend LGBT Citizens, This Was A “Despicable Hate Crime”

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