crime de ódio



hate crime


Comparative law notes

Hate crimes are recognized as crimes motivated by prejudice ("crimes motivados por preconceito").

Definitions of hate crime

a single act of this type

He was the victim of a hate crime.

acts (typically violent) motivated by racial, sexual, or other prejudice (=an unfair and unreasonable opinion or feeling)

Police have said they are treating the attack on an Indian student as a hate crime.