Hate-motivated crimes in Canada
for the second time in a week a video of a racially-charged confrontation in Ontario has been posted online and that’s LED people to question about whether Authority shouldn’t be treating these cases as hate crimes this most recent incident happening out the Walmart near Hamilton after dispute over a parking space the drivers been charged with threatening debt dangerous driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident and police said they are reviewing it as a possible hate crime this follows an encounter caught on video this one in Toronto of assault and one count of threatening death probably say they do consider this I hate front these videos of led to a vigorous debate on social media among the issues were they crime and if so what were the consequences be illegal Axford we talked to said the words and actions in the video appear to him to be motivated by hate and if the judge agrees that would make jail time likely for crying constitutes a strong aggravating feature which of Court should take into consideration and it has an important message to the members of the community who feel marginalized has to send an important message to those who might be like minded that hate comes with the consequences we can see in the videos but those videos so make a conductive both men very clearVideos of racially charged confrontations in Ontario have led people to question whether authorities should be treating these cases as hate crimes.
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