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Report Data - Spain - 2009

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2017 1419 Not available Not available
2016 1272 Not available Not available
2015 1328 Not available Not available
2014 1285 Not available Not available
2013 1168 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

NGO reports 
Organization Report 

The Federation of Jewish communities in Spain reported three verbal attacks and two attacks on synagogues. The Anti-Defamation League reported the vandalization of a community house and a synagogue, as well as one case of physical assault and others of verbal insults. The Stephen Roth Institute reported four violent incidents.

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Reports
Organization Report 

The Union of Islamic Communities in Spain reported ten incidents, including three murders, five assaults on persons of North African origin and two cases of the vandalizing of mosques.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Transgender Europe (TGEU) reported the murder of a transgender person. The Centre for Human Rights Research reported that the first conviction in Spain in which sexual orientation was acknowledged as a bias motive was made.

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National Developments 
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Reports
Organization Report 

Spain reported two attacks, one on a person of Chinese origin and one on a Columbian.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Spain reported an attack on a mosque with a Molotov cocktail.

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Developments
Organization Report 

The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Catalonia established a pioneering special unit to deal with hate crimes, racism and anti-Semitism.