What are hate crimes and why do they happen?
Hate crimes are when people are harmed or killed for who they are, not for anything they have done. This means that if a criminal believes that they do not like Buddhists, they believe that because they do not like them, they have the right to try and kill them.
When did hate crimes begin?
Most hate crimes began after World War II. This is because the war rose an atmosphere of anger & hatred.
Here is a PSA about hate crimes and why they should stop.