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Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Friday condemned a rise in hate crimes against Muslims in America.

"These numbers should be deeply sobering for all Americans," Lynch said in response to an FBI report that shows hate crimes against Muslim Americans rose 67 percent in 2015.

Overall, the FBI reported a 6 percent increase in hate crimes.

It reported 5,850 incidents but noted that many hate crimes go unreported and the number could be much higher.


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