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Report Data - Czech Republic - 2010

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 46 47 43
2017 47 29 44
2016 49 30 72
2015 64 20 29
2014 24 32 41

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

The government-run and Norwegian-funded Campaign Against Racism and Hate Violence has produced several methodological guidance documents for police on identifying and responding to hate crimes and dealing with hate crime victims. As part of the campaign, the civil society group IUSTITIA has trained 257 police officers, spokespersons and municipal police officers on hate crimes.

NGO reports 
Organization Report 

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) reported eight physical assaults, two of which involved serious bodily injury, and five cases of arson, all of which involved the throwing of Molotov cocktails at Roma homes. One arson attack injured 14 people and was publicly denounced by the then-Prime Minister; the perpetrators were apprehended, convicted and sentenced.

Bias Motivation 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The Stephen Roth Institute reported four anti-Semitic hate incidents.

Organization Name 
Bias Motivation 
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Reports
National Developments 
Bias Motivation 
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Developments
Organization Report 

In October 2010, a Czech court found four men guilty of racially motivated attempted murder. The men were convicted of throwing Molotov cocktails into a house inhabited by Roma in Vitkov, resulting in a two-year-old child suffering severe burns. Three of the perpetrators were sentenced to 22-year prison terms and the other to a term of 20 years.