Georgia regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Georgia's Criminal Code includes general and specific penalty enhancement provisions for hate crimes, as well as substantive offences. The Information-Analytical Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Central Administration of Prosecutors of the Ministry of Justice, the Statistical Office and the Supreme Court all collect hate crime statistics. Based on the Memorandum of Cooperation on Collection of Data on Crimes Committed on Grounds of Intolerance with Discrimination Basis and Publishing a Joint Report, signed in 2020 by the Supreme Court of Georgia, the General Prosecutor’s Office, the MIA, and the National Statistics Office of Georgia, a pilot report on hate crime data was published for the period of 1 October – 31 December 2020.
|Year||Hate crimes recorded by police||Prosecuted||Sentenced|
|2013||Not available||Not available||Not available|
About 2011 Data
Figures include crimes of discrimination and persecution.
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) recommended that Georgia amend legislation to ensure racist motivation is considered an aggravating circumstance for all crimes; conduct awareness-raising campaigns on criminal laws on hate crime; deliver training for the criminal justice system (police, prosecutors and judges); and collect disaggregated hate crime data.