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Ep10: Calling time out on hate crime?

Hate crimes are on the rise. We ask whether the criminal justice system is the answer.
Alexandra Kimmons
20 Oct 2022

The number of hate crimes recorded by police in England & Wales rose by over a quarter from 2021 to 2022. At the same time, some politicians have expressed concern that police are spending too much time investigating what Liz Truss has referred to as ‘Twitter rows and hurt feelings’.

In this episode, hosts Penelope and Rob discuss hate crime and how society should address it with Neil Chakraborti, Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester, and Tony Burnett, CEO of Kick It Out, an organisation which tackles discrimination in football.

Neil Chakraborti @NeilChakraborti
View Neil’s academic profile, including his extensive research on hate crime here.
Listen to Neil’s Hidden Hate podcast here.

Tony Burnett @kickitout
Learn more about Kick It Out and ways you can help make football a more inclusive sport here.

The Transform Justice podcast is hosted by Penelope Gibbs and Rob Allen and produced and edited by Alexandra Kimmons. With thanks to Burges Salmon LLP for use of their space.