Sharp increase in anti-Muslim crimes in the Thames Valley Police area

The Thames Valley Police force area has seen a rise in anti-Muslim crimes this year. Thames Valley Police recorded 39 of the hate crimes from January to mid-November this year in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, compared with 20 in 2012 and 31 in 2011. The force also recorded 75 anti-Muslim incidents this year, compared with 46 in 2012 and 63 in 2011.

Oxford Mail, 30 December 2013