US to crack down on hate groups

Attorney general issues pledge at memorial service for victims of shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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