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Report Data - Czech Republic - 2016

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.

ODIHR Recommendations 

ODIHR observes that the Czech Republic has not reported on cases of hate crimes separately from cases of hate speech and/or discrimination.

National Developments 
Bias Motivation 
Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

This number includes hate speech incidents.

Bias Motivation 
Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

This number includes hate speech incidents.

Bias Motivation 
Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

This number includes hate speech incidents.

Description Type 
Developments
Organization Report 

The police have developed a new manual on the investigation of extremist crimes, which addresses hate crime and how to work with hate crime victims.

As part of the Campaign Against Hate Violence, 300 police officers were trained on investigating hate crimes and on methods to work with hate crime victims. Civil society organizations were involved in the training activities and the civil society group, In Iustitia, developed a manual on addressing hate crimes and providing support to hate crime victims for the police.

The Ministry of the Interior has begun preparatory work to amend the reporting forms and statistical system used for monitoring extremist crime.