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ZARA (Civil Courage and Work Against Racism) (Zivilcourage und Anti-Rassismus-Arbeit) (2013) Racism Report 2013. Individual case report about racist attacks and structures in Austria, Vienna

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


ZARA | Zivilcourage und Anti-Rassismus-Arbeit

Main Thematic Focus

Racism & xenophobia

Target Population


Key findings

In 2013, ZARA - Civil Courage and Work Against Racism NGO documented all together 731 racist incidents. 19% of these incidents concern goods and services, 20% the internet, 19% public sphere, 7% employment and entrepreneurship, 8% the police, 8% politics and media, 6% other authorities, 8% smearing and 5% of these incidents concern attacks against anti-racism-work.

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

quantitative (statistics on incidents as reported to ZARA by victims or witnesses)
qualitative (description of cases, expert assessments)

Sample details and representativeness


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