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Hate crime is any criminal offence which is perceived by the victim, or any other person, to be motivated by hostility or prejudice based on a person’s race, colour, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, national or ethnic origin, citizenship or political belief or any other opinion.
Hate crime is made up of a combination of the following acts:
The victim of a crime is anyone who is affected by the same crime, not only those who experience it directly, but also their friends, family and any other people involved. It doesn’t matter when the crime took place.