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Report Data - Latvia - 2012

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
NGO reports 
Organization Report 

World Without Nazism reported one attempted arson attack against a chapel in a Jewish cemetery in Riga.

Organization Name 
Bias Motivation 
Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

Mozaika reported two cases of threats, against a gay man and against an activist who announced that Riga would be hosting Europride 2015.

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Description Type 
Reports
ODIHR Recommendations 

ODIHR observes that Latvia has not reported on hate crimes separately from cases of hate speech.

National Developments 
Description Type 
Developments
Organization Report 

The Ombudsman Office held a training seminar on practical human rights issues for police officers, which included analysis of hate crimes.

Bias Motivation 
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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 18 hate crimes based on bias against ethnicity and/or national origin.

Holy See Reports 
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Reports
Organization Report 

The Holy See reported a case of arson and a case of damage to a church.