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Report Data - Germany - 2010

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2016 3598 Not available Not available
2015 3046 Not available Not available
2014 3059 Not available Not available
2013 4647 Not available Not available
2012 4514 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

NGO reports 
Organization Report 

RAA Sachsen reported 230 hate incidents occurring in eastern Germany, including one murder.

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Reports
Organization Report 

RAA Sachsen reported 14 anti-Semitic hate incidents occurring in eastern Germany. The Amadeu Antonio Foundation reported six physical assaults, one case of threats, one case of damage to property, two arson attacks, nine cases of graffiti on property, the desecration of one cemetery and one attack in which a group threw stones at a Jewish dance group. The Stephen Roth Institute reported 38 hate incidents.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Human Rights First reported three arson attacks on mosques in Berlin, carried out by the same perpetrator.

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Reports
Organization Report 

RAA Sachsen reported 13 homophobic hate incidents occurring in eastern Germany. Maneo reported one attempted murder, a total of 60 incidents involving physical assault or attempted assault, 69 cases of theft and two cases of damage to property.

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Reports
Organization Report 

RAA Sachsen reported three hate motivated incidents targeting disabled people occurring in eastern Germany.

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IGO Reports 
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Organization Report 

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Observatory reported one arson attack on a mosque and one arson attack on an Islamic cultural centre. 

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Reports
National Developments 
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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 2,166 xenophobic hate crimes, of which 308 were of a violent nature, and 433 racist hate crimes, of which 64 were violent. Germany also reported one physical assault against a man from Ecuador.

Bias Motivation 
Organization Report 

All offenses reported as violent crimes are categorized here as physical assaults.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 1,268 anti-Semitic hate crimes, of which 37 were violent, including two instances of arson, one at a synagogue and one at a Jewish cemetery.

Bias Motivation 
Organization Report 

All offenses reported as violent crimes are categorized here as physical assaults.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 22 hate crimes targeting mosques, two of which were recorded as violent crimes.

Bias Motivation 
Organization Report 

All offenses reported as violent crimes are categorized here as physical assaults.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 248 anti-religious hate crimes, of which 15 were violent. Germany provided numerical data on anti-religious crimes, without disaggregating them by faith.

Organization Report 

All offenses reported as violent crimes are categorized here as physical assaults.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 187 crimes motivated by bias against sexual orientation, of which 48 were violent.

Organization Report 

All offenses reported as violent crimes are categorized here as physical assaults.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 20 crimes motivated by bias against persons with disabilities, of which seven were violent.

Organization Report 

All offenses reported as violent crimes are categorized here as physical assaults.

Holy See Reports 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The Holy See and the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians reported one incident of graffiti on the birth place of Pope Benedict XVI. The Holy See also reported a serious physical assault on a Catholic priest. In addition, the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians reported six cases of damage to Church property.