UNITED network organisation RAA Saxony has launched its pratical guide to hate crime victim support in Europe. UNITED representatives were involved in the realisation of the project.
OSCE-ODIHR are reaching out to civil society organisations to contribute data for their annual report on hate crimes in the OSCE region. Deadline for submissions is 30 April.
Between International Women’s Day (8 March) and International Roma Day (8 April), UNITED network organisation Anti Discrimination Centre “Memorial” is conducting a special campaign in solidarity with the Roma of Donbass.
To mark 21 March, UNITED network organisation Zivilcourage und Anti-Rasissmus-Arbeit (ZARA) published its annual report on racism in Austria.
ODIHR’s hate crime data for 2014 is now available. Forty-three participating States submitted information, along with 122 civil society groups covering incidents in 46 countries.
1. An disturbing rise in racism, xenophobia and intolerance has been apparent for some years now in Europe. Those affected include migrants and asylum seekers, Jews, Muslims and Roma, Sinti and Travellers, and the reason is a supposed incompatibility between groups of different origins on cultural and religious grounds. Along with traditional racism, there is also a “race-less racism” which is equally damaging because it tends to justify discrimination against certain groups and individuals.
During the latest UNITED conference “Overcome All Borders”, 4-9 May, Malaga (Spain), HOPE not Hate researcher Matthew Collins was interviewed about his past as a former member of the neofascist British National Party.
STRASBOURG, VIENNA and WARSAW – 20 March 2015 – The most effective way to counter hate speech is to reinforce the values of democracy and human rights that it threatens, the heads of three intergovernmental human rights institutions said today in a joint statement on the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of […]
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is now preparing the 2014 hate crime reporting, which will be launched on 16 November 2015, International Tolerance Day. We would be grateful for your contribution to this process.
This conference took place from 4 to 9 May 2015 and focused on the intolerance migrants face in Europe with an emphasis on the scapegoating reaction to migration at Southern European borders. The aim of this conference was to create ideas, vision, and strategies to counter this intolerance and the lack of a strong and humane political vision.