Cyprus

Cyprus has reported hate crime data to ODIHR since 2019. Cyprus' law includes a general enhancement provision and substantive offences. The data reported to ODIHR do not present cases of hate crime and incitement to hatred separately. Data are collected by the Cyprus Police and its Office for Combating Discrimination, and are published online.

SELECT YEAR

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2019 40 6 0
2018 30 3 0
2017 Not available Not available Not available
2016 Not available Not available Not available
2015 Not available Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

The below breakdown presents the bias motivations recorded. As more than one motivation can be recorded for a single incident, the number below exceeds that of the recorded incidents presented above.

Key observation

ODIHR observes that Cyprus has not reported on cases of hate crimes separately from cases of hate speech or discrimination.