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Hate Groups on the Rise | Daily Brief

Hate groups are on the rise in the US, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s latest findings. While there has been a 20% increase in hate groups since 2014, more than 950 groups were recorded in Donald Trump’s first year in office, emboldened by hateful rhetoric and a shameful response to a white supremacist march in Charlottesville.

Jim Murphy @jimmurphySF  — Total number of hate groups rise to 954 in 2017, up from 917 in 2016. by @splcenter. Chilling. https://www.splcenter.org/hate-map

Source: “Beyond Imagining” in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta: Human Rights Watch Daily Brief

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