2019 Hate Crime Data Now Available!

Marking the International Day for Tolerance, ODIHR is publishing its hate crime data for 2019.

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2019 Hate Crime Data: Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about how ODIHR compiles data on hate crimes.

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ODIHR's impact in 2019: Supporting a diagnostic approach to hate crime data collection

This impact story examines ODIHR's work to help states establish robust hate crime data collection and monitoring systems.

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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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