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July 21, 2021

Ohio Man Charged with Hate Crime Related to Plot to Conduct Mass Shooting of Women, Illegal Possession of Machine Gun


July 14, 2021

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 18 Months’ Imprisonment for Internet Threats Against the Jewish Community


July 14, 2021

NYPD and FBI New York Fight Asian Hate with New Joint Public Awareness Campaign


July 8, 2021

Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Attacking Black Teenager


July 1, 2021

Acting U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Virginia Announces Enhanced Commitment to Civil Rights Enforcement


June 30, 2021

The FBI Encourages the Public to Report Hate Crimes


June 30, 2021

Montana Man Arraigned on Hate Crime, Firearm Charges


June 29, 2021

Hate Crimes and Civil Rights Elevated to Top National Threat Priority


June 29, 2021

Dr. Rajesh Nayak Receives FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for Arkansas


June 29, 2021

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime that Involved Antisemitic Threats to Neighbors, Breaking Their Window


June 24, 2021

Kentucky Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Hate Crime Murders


June 24, 2021

Kentucky Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Hate Crime Murders


June 24, 2021

Three Texas Men Sentenced to Prison for Using Dating App to Target Gay Men for Violent Crimes


June 23, 2021

Federal Bureau of Investigation Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2022


June 21, 2021

Indiana Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Making Racially Motivated Threats Toward Black Neighbor and for Unlawfully Possessing Firearms


June 17, 2021

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime After Unprovoked Stabbing of Black Man


June 15, 2021

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Remarks: Domestic Terrorism Policy Address


June 10, 2021

Training Helps Increase Hate Crime Statistics Reporting


June 9, 2021

District Woman Sentenced to Prison for Hate Crime Targeting Member of the Asian Community


June 3, 2021

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime Charges After Using Dating App to Target Gay Men for Violent Crimes


June 2, 2021

Montana Man Indicted on Federal Hate Crime and Firearm Charges


June 1, 2021

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California Shares Resources for Reporting Anti-Asian Hate Incidents 


May 27, 2021

Improving DOJ's Efforts to Combat Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents


May 27, 2021

Alaska Defendant Pleads Guilty for Threatening Los Angeles Synagogue


May 22, 2021

New York Man Arrested for Arson of Yeshiva and Synagogue


May 20, 2021

Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act


May 18, 2021

Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Speaks in Support of AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate


May 18, 2021

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS and Attempting to Commit an Attack at a Toledo-Area Synagogue


May 17, 2021

Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime


May 13, 2021

Remarks by FBI San Francisco Special Agent in Charge Craig Fair on Combating Hate Crimes in Oakland Chinatown


May 7, 2021

U.S. Attorney’s Office for Eastern District of Virginia Commemorates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


May 6, 2021

FBI San Francisco Announces New Strategy to Combat Hate Crimes


May 4, 2021

Former Atomwaffen Division Leader Sentenced for Swatting Conspiracy


April 29, 2021

FBI Detroit Announces Michigan Muslim Community Council as 2020 Director’s Community Leadership Award Recipient


April 28, 2021

Three Georgia Men Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Attempted Kidnapping in Connection with the Death of Ahmaud Arbery


April 28, 2021

New York Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime Offenses


April 27, 2021

Two California Men Indicted in Hate Crimes Case Alleging They Attacked Family-Owned Restaurant and Threatened to Kill the Victims Inside


April 23, 2021

The Justice Department’s Hate Crimes Enforcement and Prevention Initiative Announces Newly Translated Online Hate Crimes Resources


April 22, 2021

Iowa Woman Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime Charges for Attempting to Kill Two Children Because of their Race and National Origin


April 20, 2021

U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI and ADL to Host Discussion on Hate Crimes, Hate Incidents and Discrimination Against Asian Americans


April 19, 2021

40th Annual National Crime Victims' Rights Week


April 15, 2021

Maine Man Charged with Hate Crime Offenses for Arson of Predominantly Black Church


April 14, 2021

U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI Urge Public to Report Hate Crimes


April 13, 2021

Attorney General Garland’s Remarks to the National Action Network (NAN)


April 12, 2021

Southern Illinois U.S Attorney's Office and FBI Springfield Call on Public to Report Hate Crimes


April 9, 2021

California Man Convicted with Federal Hate Crime for Attempting to Stab Black Man


April 7, 2021

Leader of Neo-Nazi Group Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime and Conspiracy Charges for Threatening Journalists and Advocates


April 2, 2021

Statement by the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Leading a Coordinated Civil Rights Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)


March 31, 2021

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Baltimore Field Office Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Urge Reporting of Hate Crimes


March 31, 2021

Joint Statement on Hate Crimes and Acts of Bias Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders


March 30, 2021

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime for Attacking Black Teenager


March 30, 2021

Statement of Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig Regarding Bias-Motivated Violence and Other Civil Rights Violations


March 29, 2021

Acting U.S. Attorney Mark J. Lesko, FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge and Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent-in-Charge Urge the Public to Report Hate Crimes


March 26, 2021

California Woman Sentenced to 15 Months for Threatening to Bomb Catholic Prep School


March 26, 2021

Federal Law Enforcement Leaders Address Hate Crimes and Racism Targeting the AAPI Community


March 25, 2021

Acting U.S. Attorney Phil Talbert Offers a Statement of Support for the Asian American Pacific Islander Community Amidst Rising Anti-AAPI Hate Crimes and Incidents


March 25, 2021

U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Targeting Asian Americans


March 23, 2021

Top Federal Prosecutor in Los Angeles and Head of FBI Field Office Denounce Hate Crimes and Racism Targeting Asian Americans


March 23, 2021

East L.A. Gang Member Who Led Firebombing of African-American Residences Sentenced to 16 Years in Federal Prison


March 22, 2021

Acting U.S. Attorney Raj Parekh and FBI Leaders Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders


March 19, 2021

Acting U.S. Attorney and FBI Special Agent in Charge Condemn Anti-Asian Bias and Discrimination


March 19, 2021

San Diego Law Enforcement Leaders Condemn Anti-Asian Hate Crimes


March 19, 2021

Statement of Acting U.S. Attorney Gonzalez on Anti-Asian Hate Crimes and Bias Acts


March 18, 2021

Acting United States Attorney for the District of Columbia’s Statement on Hate- and Bias-Related Crimes Against Persons of Asian Descent


March 18, 2021

Florida Man Charged with Federal Hate Crime


March 18, 2021

Louisiana Man Indicted for Attempted Murder of a Gay Man and Plot to Kidnap and Murder Other Gay Men


March 18, 2021

Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crimes and Firearm Offenses


March 15, 2021

Former Old Dominion University Student Sentenced for Swatting Conspiracy


March 12, 2021

Statement of Acting U.S. Attorney Gorman on Anti-Asian Hate Crimes and Bias Acts


March 5, 2021

Readout of the Department of Justice’s Efforts to Combat Hate Crimes Against Asian American and Pacific Island Communities


February 26, 2021

Southern Colorado Man Sentenced to More Than 19 Years for Plotting to Blow Up Synagogue


February 26, 2021

New Jersey Man Admits Conspiring with White Supremacists to Vandalize Synagogues Across the Country


February 26, 2021

Acting Deputy Attorney General John Carlin Delivers Remarks on Domestic Terrorism


February 26, 2021

Statement by Pamela Karlan, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division


February 12, 2021

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Making Racially-Charged Motivated Threats Toward Black Neighbor and to Unlawful Possession of Firearms


February 11, 2021

Michigan Man Indicted for Hate Crimes After Attacking African-American Teenagers


January 15, 2021

Two Maui Men Charged with Hate Crimes for Racially Motivated Attack


January 4, 2021

California Woman Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Threatening to Bomb Catholic Prep School


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