On the other hand, efforts to prevent bias motivated violence and discrimination will be ineffective if they are not based on a sound understanding of what motivates perpetrators. In addition to a clear and punitive criminal justice response, challenging intolerant and extreme discourse, discouraging young people from joining hate groups, and promoting tolerance, understanding and respect through education are all crucial to avoiding social conditions which lead to hate crimes.
Below is the video of her intervention. Many thanks to Vlad Tepes for uploading this video:
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