The Turkish Cypriot Foundation and Embargoed! reported the following hate incidents targeting Turkish-Cypriots: a serious physical assault leading to hospitalization, one other physical assault, two attacks involving groups and one case of damage to property. The Turkish Cypriot Foundation reported an additional ten physical assaults targeting Turkish-Cypriots, eight of which were carried out by the same perpetrators, as well as one case of damage to property.
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Report Data - Cyprus - 2010
A bill aimed at transposing the EU Framework Decision into national legislation was sent in December 2010 to the Law Committee of the House of Representatives. The bill provides, inter alia, that a racist motivation for any offence constitutes an aggravating circumstance. The bill also creates four new offences.