Immigrant Hate Crimes

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Even though people might be led to believe that racism is an ever-decreasing issue in the globalised and multicultural world of today, recent debates and elections concerning transnational initiatives and issues such as the EU have provided basis to believe otherwise. The United Kingdom, in particular, has over the last few months faced significant backlash and challenges as a response to the first ever successful vote to leave the European Union. As a result of the Brexit referendum, the UK has experienced a rapid increase in recorded anti-immigrant hate crimes. Regarded as an example of this is the case of Arek Jóźwik, who was beaten to death in an unprovoked attack near Harlow, launching investigations into the suspected teenage perpetrators
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