Scotland hate crime: 'We have seen a rise in hatred,' says Humza Yousaf as new laws come in

by 24britishtvApril 1, 2024, 12:50 p.m. 27
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Scotland's controversial new hate crime laws have come into force – with a Holyrood minister saying people "could be investigated" for misgendering someone online. First Minister of Scotland Humza Yousaf said the laws are needed to fight against the "rising tide of hatred". The new measures aim to tackle the harm caused by hatred and prejudice but have come under fire from opponents who claim they could stifle free speech and be weaponised to "settle scores". Read more: https://news.sky.com/story/scotlands-controversial-new-hate-crime-laws-come-into-force-13103973 #hatecrimes #scotland #politics SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Follow us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky News Daily podcast is available for free here: https://podfollow.com/skynewsdaily/ Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog To enquire about licensing Sky News content, you can find more information here: https://news.sky.com/info/library-sales

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