The Latvian Human Rights Committee and the Latvian Centre for Human Rights reported one physical assault leading to serious bodily injury. The Latvian Human Rights Committee also reported another physical assault causing serious injury. Both of these reports were of assaults against people of Russian origin that resulted in hospitalization.
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Report Data - Latvia - 2010
The Latvian Human Rights Committee reported two anti-Semitic cases of damage to places of worship, the desecration of a cemetery and of a Jewish monument. The Latvian Centre for Human Rights reported two cases of cemeteries being desecrated. The Stephen Roth Institute reported two hate incidents.
Mozaika reported one murder motivated by sexual orientation, on which criminal proceedings were initiated.
Official figures record one case of a threat on the basis of sexual orientation.