Incidents of hate crimes and hate group activities listed for 1998 are drawn primarily
from media sources and initial police reports, not all of which have been verified by the
Intelligence Project. Because hate crimes often are not reported, this listing understates
the true level of bias incidents.
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The "Audit of Violence Against Asian Pacific Americans" (April 1994) was the
first comprehensive, nationwide, non-governmental attempt to assess the extent of
anti-Asian violence It was conducted by the National Asian Pacific American Legal
Consortium (NAPALC). According to the audit, there were 335 reported anti-Asian incidents
in the U.S. during 1993. These include intimidation, vandalism, assault, robbery, and
homicide. In 1993, there were at least 30 homicides where an anti-Asian racial motivation
was suspected or proven.