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Anti-Muslim hate groups in America have tripled with the rise of Trump

Original story at Mother Jones• 26 mentions • 8 months ago

Mother Jones 8 months ago

 
The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in America tripled last year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a watchdog organization that tracks political extremists. Between the beginning and end of 2016, the number of anti-Muslim groups increased from 34 to 101—by far the largest spike since SPLC began tracking the category in 2010. The surge coincides with a 67 percent increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes last year, a level of violence not seen since the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Documenting hate crimes is challenging (both in terms of legal definition and incidents that ...
 
 
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17 Feb
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17 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
Drew Dellinger @drewdellinger
RT @markfollman: This is a really ugly cost of Trump's rise to power and deserves more attention https://t.co/zPG7SiZcMK
16 Feb
Steve Rhodes @tigerbeat
RT @markfollman: This is a really ugly cost of Trump's rise to power and deserves more attention https://t.co/zPG7SiZcMK
16 Feb
Jeff Letourneau @jeffl76
RT @ClaraJeffery: Great example our president is setting: https://t.co/945Txh8ydc
16 Feb
Juan Cole @jricole
RT @MotherJones: A new report finds an unprecedented spike in Islamophobia over the past year https://t.co/wOBHdReQxL https://t.co/AmJG0Kvn
16 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
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16 Feb
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RT @brontyman: Anti-Muslim Hate Groups Have Tripled With the Rise of Trump - Mother Jones https://t.co/wyKql6NngB
16 Feb
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RT @markfollman: Anti-Muslim hate groups in America have tripled under Trump https://t.co/HnJ72aOXfE https://t.co/u4crvH0kBT
16 Feb
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RT @brontyman: Anti-Muslim Hate Groups Have Tripled With the Rise of Trump - Mother Jones https://t.co/wyKql6NngB
16 Feb
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16 Feb
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15 Feb
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15 Feb
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15 Feb
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15 Feb
Chris Abraham @chrisabraham
I wonder if they've tripled or just have become emboldened. I mean, either way it sucks, but at least they're... https://t.co/kfg6cbCXze
15 Feb
joshua epstein🏳️‍🌈 @thejoshuablog
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15 Feb
Mother Jones @MotherJones
Anti-Muslim hate groups in America have tripled with the rise of Trump https://t.co/z8fs2KVzcr https://t.co/geXs9JQe9X
15 Feb
Josh Harkinson @joshharkinson
Hmm, I wonder if Trump has anything to do with this. https://t.co/RGNMcgsTzR https://t.co/LNi4VW7L3t