Thursday, September 10, 2015
Scotland Yard Reports Anti-Muslim Crime Up 70%, Forgets to Mention Anti-Jewish Crime Up 93%.
Scotland Yard Reports Anti-Muslim Crime Up 70%, Forgets to Mention Anti-Jewish Crime Up 93%. (MEForum).
Monday, London's Metropolitan Police (a/k/a Scotland Yard) released hate crime figures for the year that ended 30 June 2015. During that period, there were 816 anti-Muslim crimes, up 71% from the 478 crimes the year before. There were 499 anti-Jewish hate crimes, up 93% from the 258 crimes the year before.
According to the 2011 census, there were 1,013,000 Muslims and 149,000 Jews living in London, as Islamist Watch reported previously.
Based on these numbers, per capita, there was one hate crime incident for every 1,241 Muslims and one for every 299 Jews in London last year. Read the full story here.