Category: Hate Crime

Taxi and ride share drivers seek legal action against their attackers

For hire drivers seeking justice as assaults rise AJ.X.Ross Tuesday, June 05, 2018 04:59PM NEW YORK (WABC) — There is a push for tougher penalties for people who assault taxi and ride share drivers. Attorney Ali Najmi currently represents three for hire drivers violently assaulted in different parts of New York City over the past…

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Conviction Achieved in Bias-Related Assault

Christopher Porr, who was caught on video assaulting Gazi Rahman without provocation in Jamaica, Queens, and accused of shouting racial epithets during the assault, plead guilty to Assault in the 3rd Degree today in Queens County Criminal Court. Mr. Porr plead guilty to Assault in the 3rd Degree, a Misdemeanor, and must complete a 15-session…

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