Jihadist websites eat up a fair share of Bart Olmer’s workday. He even has passwords to some closed hate forums. “Reading hate speech is part of the job,” says Olmer, who reports on intelligence services for Holland’s largest circulation daily, De Telegraaf. It’s an explanation he may need to repeat for security services on future visits to France, if that country's parliament passes legislation aimed at making it illegal to visit hatemongering websites.
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antisemitic attacks in Manchester are bucking the trend and rising, while hate crime of other kinds is decreasing, according to the latest figures. Annual crime statistics released by the Home Office yesterday reveal that overall hate crime incidents fell in Greater Manchester by a dramatic 15.5 per cent between 2010 and 2011. But according to the Community Security Trust's latest figures, published in March, antisemitic incidents in Greater Manchester rose by around five per cent. There were 216 antisemitic incidents across Manchester in 2010, compared with 206 the previous year.