hate crimes San Diego

MEN ATTACKED OVER SEXUAL ORIENTATION

 

February 13, 2011 (City Heights) – Three men were stabbed, requiring treatment at local hospitals, as the result of a fight that began with four men in dark clothing who made derogatory comments about the victims’ sexual orientation. The victims were walking in the3900 block of 46th or 47th Street around 1:30 a.m. when they were approached by the suspects, all in their 20s.


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NATIONAL LATINO LEADERS TARGETED BY DEATH THREAT, VANDALISM & COMPUTER THEFT



 

ADL OFFERS $2,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO ARREST & CONVICTION

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

May 6, 2010 (El Cajon) –On Monday, April 26, a man with a shaved head banged his knuckles against the office window of a prominent Latino rights leader in El Cajon and issued a death threat. 

 

Since then, vandalism and a break-in have occurred, raising concerns that a prominent Latino organizer here may be the target of hate-motivated crimes. Now the victims are fighting back--determined not to let threats of violence intimidate them into silence.


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