The hate violence in Hamilton, Ontario, has increased
There are criticisms that the city has not done enough to solve the problem
When the police enforce the law
they often target vulnerable groups and open up to the discriminators
Some scholars say that conflicts between
supporting and opposing pluralistic groups
will become more and more common in the country
According to Statistics Canada
in the past five years, for three years
Hamilton’s per capita hate crime rate
was the highest in the country
with hateful incidents including graffiti and attacks.
In the gay pride parade on June 15th in Hamilton
there was a serious violent incident that
supported and opposed the diversified groups fighting
causing several injuries
The police arrested three demonstrators
who supported the diversified demonstrators on the spot
Ten days later, a demonstrator against the Pride Parade was arrested
The police were accused of helping discriminators.
Kiel Hughes, 29, is a black man
He remembers that one month after Trump was elected president of the United States
his window was painted with insulting words
and he received threatening news online
He reported the incident to the police
However, he said that the police will only target victims of racial discrimination
and will not report such incidents in the future.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported that
on Saturday morning, two groups of people gathered in front of the Hamilton City Hall
The members of the “Yellow Vest Movement” and the far right group stood on one side
in addition, the rainbow flag was waved
and the crowd holding the multi-faceted slogan stood on the other side.
Tina Fetner, a scholar who studies
social movements at McMaster University
费特纳（Tina Fetner）表示 不久之后
said that such gatherings will become
more common in the country soon, and in Western Europe
and North America, this is often the kind of the scene of the case.