New study reveals scale of underreporting of hate incidents in Poland

A new ODIHR-sponsored study shows a high level of underreporting of hate incidents targeting sub-Saharan Africans, Muslims and Ukrainians in Poland.

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2018 Call for Civil Society Submissions

Civil society groups can report hate incidents that happened in 2018 to ODIHR.

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Прием отчетов от представителей гражданского общества за 2018 год

Неправительственные организации могут предоставить в БДИПЧ отчеты об инцидентах на почве ненависти за 2018 год.

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What is hate crime

Hate crimes are criminal acts motivated by bias or prejudice towards particular groups of people. To be considered a hate crime, the offence must meet two criteria. The first is that the act constitutes an offence under criminal law. Secondly, the act must have been motivated by bias.

This website presents information from OSCE participating States, civil society and inter-governmental organizations about hate crime. Information is categorised by the bias motivations OSCE/ODIHR has been mandated to report on by participating States.

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