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Report Data - Latvia - 2011

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
IGO Reports 
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The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) recommended that Latvia strengthen training on hate crimes for police, judges and prosecutors. In its adopted reports for 2011, ECRI noted cases of violence against Roma and of damage to property and a monument in Latvia.

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Developments
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The UN Human Rights Council, in its Universal Periodic Review, encouraged Latvia to intensify its efforts to combat hate crime, noting improved criminal law provisions and training. It also recommended that Latvia consider legislative measures to recognize violence against people on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Universal Periodic Review
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Developments
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Bias Motivation 
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Reports
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Official figures record 12 hate crimes based on bias against ethnicity and/or national origin.