The Stephen Roth Institute reported nine violent anti-semitic incidents.
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Report Data - Poland - 2009
A police coordinator for fighting hate crimes in cyberspace was appointed to the Bureau for the Fight against Cybercrime. Additionally, co-ordinators for fighting hate crimes (one per Voivodeship) have been appointed in organizational units for fighting cybercrime in the Voivodeship police headquarters and the Metropolitan Police Headquarters.
ILGA-Europe reported one assault against an LGBT person.
The East Europe Monitoring Centre was established with the aim of monitoring and reporting cases of racism and xenophobia across Eastern Europe, with an emphasis on Poland and Ukraine.
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) observed manifestations of anti-Semitism in Poland.
Official law-enforcement figures recorded 194 hate crimes without specifying the underlying bias. The number includes 107 physical assaults, 48 threats, and 39 attacks against places of worship.
A database was developed by the Interior Ministry to identify cases and incidents of a discriminatory, xenophobic or racist character. The database aims to improve data collection and strengthen the response of law-enforcement officers and prosecutors to hate crimes.