What you can do
- sexual orientation,
- gender identity,
- skin colour,
- national origin or
- a disability.
Hate crime can take many forms including:
- Physical attacks including assault, damage to property, graffiti and arson.
- Threat of attacks including offensive letters, abusive or obscene phone calls and malicious complaints.
- Verbal abuse or insults including offensive leaflets and posters, abusive gestures and bullying in the school or workplace
Some hate incidents such as name calling in a non-confrontational situation may not constitute a criminal offence but is still considered a hate incident and can be reported.
We also work with local community workers and groups to monitor community tensions and where necessary we support coordinated responses to the identified issues
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You can report at hate incident whether it’s about you, someone else or something you've seen.
You can report anonymously or have your details passed onto the police so that action can be taken or to local services who can provide you with support. In an emergency always call 999
In Newcastle hate incidents and hate crimes can be reported to our third party reporting process through Stop Hate UK www.stophateuk.org/talk-to-us/
Stop Hate UK provides independent and confidential Hate Crime reporting services for Newcastle, whether you are a victim of Hate Crime, you have witnessed incident you believe to be a Hate Crime or you are a third party to an incident that could be a Hate Crime.
Stop Hate UK are here 24 hours a day:
On the phone: 0800 138 16
Chat on the web: (go to www.stophateuk.org/talk-to-us/
You can chat live to one of their operators. Please note that it may take a few minutes to connect to an opera
In an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In a text: 07717 989 025
Texts are charged at your standard network rate
With text relay: 18001 0800 138 1625
For people who are deaf, or have speech or hearing impairments
In an online form at www.stophateuk.org/talk-to-us/
In the post: PO Box 851, Leeds LS1 9QS
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