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Report Data - Denmark - 2010

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2017 446 Not available Not available
2016 274 Not available Not available
2015 198 Not available Not available
2014 Not available Not available Not available
2013 110 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

The National Police College delivers an initial mandatory course on hate crime, in which police cadets are taught how to interact with targeted groups and how to communicate with victims in a respectful and understanding manner.

The Danish National Police offers officers a training seminar on hate crime as part of continuing education efforts.

The Danish National Police has continued a dialogue on hate crime with a number of significant stakeholders to establish closer and ongoing co-operation with civil society.

NGO reports 
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The European Muslim Initiative for Social Cohesion (EMISCO) reported three physical assaults and one attack by a group, armed with knives and baseball bats, that was attempting to gain forced entry into a refugee centre.

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

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IGO Reports 
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The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) recommended that Denmark provide human rights protection for Roma, including protection from hate crimes.

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Developments
National Developments 
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Developments
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The Copenhagen Police and the city councils of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg worked with the Danish Institute for Human Rights to launch an awareness-raising campaign to encourage victims to report hate crimes. The campaign includes an information website, posters, theatre performances and art.

Bias Motivation 
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Official figures record 62 hate crimes motivated by racism and xenophobia. Of these, seven were assaults, one a case of damage to property, 14 threats, and 40 other unspecified crimes.

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Official figures record 10 crimes motivated by anti-religious bias. Of these, three were homicides, two  assaults, one a case of damage to property, one a case of threats and four other unspecified crimes.

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Official figures record 30 crimes motivated by bias on the basis of sexual orientation. Of these, one was murder, 11 physical assaults, four cases of threats or threatening behaviour, and 14 other unspecified cases.

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Submitted data was not disaggregated by faith.

Holy See Reports 
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Reports
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The Holy See reported one physical assault and two cases of damage to property.