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Report Data - Latvia - 2010

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 Not available Not available Not available
2017 Not available Not available Not available
2016 11 7 0
2015 11 1 5
2014 13 7 9
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The Latvian Human Rights Committee and the Latvian Centre for Human Rights reported one physical assault leading to serious bodily injury. The Latvian Human Rights Committee also reported another physical assault causing serious injury. Both of these reports were of assaults against people of Russian origin that resulted in hospitalization.

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The Latvian Human Rights Committee reported two anti-Semitic cases of damage to places of worship, the desecration of a cemetery and of a Jewish monument. The Latvian Centre for Human Rights reported two cases of cemeteries being desecrated. The Stephen Roth Institute reported two hate incidents.

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Mozaika reported one murder motivated by sexual orientation, on which criminal proceedings were initiated.

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Official figures record six hate crimes based on bias against ethnicity and/or national origin.

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Official figures record one case of a threat on the basis of sexual orientation.