ODIHR's impact in 2019: Building a civil society coalition against hate crime

The first in a series of impact stories highlights the value of coalition building in strengthening civil society efforts to monitor and report hate crimes.

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2019 Call for Civil Society Submissions

Civil society groups can report hate incidents that happened in 2019 to ODIHR by 30 April 2020.

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Приём отчётов от представителей гражданского общества за 2019 год

Неправительственные организации могут предоставить в БДИПЧ отчёты об инцидентах на почве ненависти за 2019 год до 30 апреля 2020 года.

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What is hate crime

Hate crimes are criminal acts motivated by bias or prejudice towards particular groups of people. To be considered a hate crime, the offence must meet two criteria. The first is that the act constitutes an offence under criminal law. Secondly, the act must have been motivated by bias.

This website presents information from OSCE participating States, civil society and inter-governmental organizations about hate crime. Information is categorised by the bias motivations OSCE/ODIHR has been mandated to report on by participating States.

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