This Guardian report has received very little publicity and few shares. Let’s change that, shall we?
Disabled people are still people, and hate crime is still crime.
Letting these acts slide just gives an unfriendly government more reason to persecute the most vulnerable people in our society.
Victims of disability hate crimes are being failed by police, prosecutors and the probation service, according to a report by inspectors.
Despite earlier recommendations on improving the way criminal justice agencies help those targeted and attempts to drive up the reporting of incidents, it found that insufficient progress has been made.