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US to crack down on hate groups
Attorney general issues pledge at memorial service for victims of shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin.
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2012 04:09

Eric Holder, the US attorney general, has pledged to crack down on violence by hate groups in the country.

He issued the statement at a memorial service held for six people who were shot dead in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday.

Researchers say groups that promote discrimination have doubled in number over the last decade.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington.

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