Babies being racially abused in UK as hate crimes against children recorded every hour

Children are being racially abused every hour in the UK, research has suggested amid warnings over rising hate crime.

Police data showed that babies and toddlers were among the victims of more than 10,500 crimes recorded in 2017-18 – an average of 29 every day.

The NSPCC said the figure has rocketed by a fifth in the past three years, mirroring a rise in hate crimes across all age groups that officials have linked to Brexit and terror attacks.

Read the full article on this link to The Independent

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