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Pro Igual (2013), Hate Crimes in Spain in 2012, Almeria, OSCE-ODIHR Annual Report on Hate Crimes

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


Pro Igual, Centro de Investigaciones en Derechos Humanos

Main Thematic Focus

Hate crime Racism & xenophobia Discrimination

Target Population

Muslims Migrants People with migrant background Refugees & asylum seekers People of African descent & Black Europeans LGBTI

Key findings

The report introduced a list of key steps taken on Antidiscrimination measures in the country since 2011.
A comprehensive Strategy against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and other related forms of Intolerance.

The training among security forces and the creation of the Platform for the Police and management of diversity.

The re-launch of the centres assisting victims of discrimination.

Awareness-raising activities (funded by the government and carried out by NGOs).

The creation of new attorneys´ positions in 50 Provinces specialized on hate crimes to ensure the effective enforcement of antidiscrimination legislation.

Activities aimed at fighting prejudices in the media should be undertaken.

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

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Sample details and representativeness

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