RAA Sachsen reported 230 hate incidents occurring in eastern Germany, including one murder.
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Report Data - Germany - 2010
The authorities continued implementing a National Action Plan against Racism, updated and re-issued in 2017, which includes the topics of “homophobia and transphobia".
Following a tasking from the Federal Ministry of the Interior, the Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony and the German Police University have undertaken a study of "Best practices of co-operation between safety authorities and civil society concerning the avoidance of crime guided by prejudices". The two-year project, to which ODIHR contributed expertise, should lead to police learning from good international practice and to improved collaboration with civil society organizations. The results are expected in autumn 2019.
RAA Sachsen reported 14 anti-Semitic hate incidents occurring in eastern Germany. The Amadeu Antonio Foundation reported six physical assaults, one case of threats, one case of damage to property, two arson attacks, nine cases of graffiti on property, the desecration of one cemetery and one attack in which a group threw stones at a Jewish dance group. The Stephen Roth Institute reported 38 hate incidents.
RAA Sachsen reported 13 homophobic hate incidents occurring in eastern Germany. Maneo reported one attempted murder, a total of 60 incidents involving physical assault or attempted assault, 69 cases of theft and two cases of damage to property.
RAA Sachsen reported three hate motivated incidents targeting disabled people occurring in eastern Germany.
Official figures record 2,166 xenophobic hate crimes, of which 308 were of a violent nature, and 433 racist hate crimes, of which 64 were violent. Germany also reported one physical assault against a man from Ecuador.
Official figures record 1,268 anti-Semitic hate crimes, of which 37 were violent, including two instances of arson, one at a synagogue and one at a Jewish cemetery.
Official figures record 248 anti-religious hate crimes, of which 15 were violent. Germany provided numerical data on anti-religious crimes, without disaggregating them by faith.
Official figures record 187 crimes motivated by bias against sexual orientation, of which 48 were violent.
Official figures record 20 crimes motivated by bias against persons with disabilities, of which seven were violent.
The Holy See and the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians reported one incident of graffiti on the birth place of Pope Benedict XVI. The Holy See also reported a serious physical assault on a Catholic priest. In addition, the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians reported six cases of damage to Church property.