Country

Germany Germany

Title

Association of Counseling Centers for Victims of Right-wing, Racist and Anti-Semitic Violence in Germany (Verband der Beratungsstellen für Betroffene rechter, rassistischer und antisemitischer Gewalt), Rightwing, racist and antisemitic violence in Germany 2018 - yearly figures of the victim assistance offices, Berlin (Rechte, rassistische und antisemitische Gewalt in Deutschland 2018 – Jahresbilanzen der Opferberatungsstellen, Berlin)

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Year

2019

Type of publication

Report

Geographical coverage

Regional

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - regional level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation

Institution

Germany, Association of Counseling Centers for Victims of Right-wing, Racist and Anti-Semitic Violence in Germany (Verband der Beratungsstellen für Betroffene rechter, rassistischer und antisemitischer Gewalt)

Main Thematic Focus

Hate crime Incitement to hatred or violence

Target Population

Migrants People with migrant background

Key findings

In 2018, 1,789 persons have been affected in 1,212 inicidents of right-wing, racist and antisemitic violent assaults in Berlin and East Germany. Two third of the assaults were motivated by racism, targeting refugees, people with migration background or Black Germans.

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

quantitative (data collection by counselling and victims support organisations)

Sample details and representativeness

not applicable

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