Spain Spain


European Network Against Racism (ENAR), Benedi Lahuerta, S. with the support of Sos Racismo Aragón, Sos Racisme Catalunya and Fundación Secretariado Gitano (2013), "Racism and related discriminatory practices in Spain", Shadow Report Spain 2011-2012, Brussels,European Network Against Racism (ENAR)

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


ENAR | European Network Against Racism

Main Thematic Focus

Racism & xenophobia

Target Population


Key findings

A report on racism and related discriminatory practices in Spain in 2012 highlighting issues such as:

A set of the National recommendations, for example:

- Muslim Communities:

o Public authorities should promote interaction between Muslims and other citizens to improve understanding and fight prejudice, for instance, through the participation in ‘neighbours’ boards’
o The obstacles for building mosques and burial sites should be removed.
o The Regional Governments should increase the number of schools were Islam classes are available.

- Criminal justice:

o Racist crime figures should be available for the whole territory and police officers should observe special protocols when a racist offence is reported.
o Discriminatory identity checks must stop.

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

Not available

Sample details and representativeness

Not available

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