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Ombudsman Office (Ured pučkog pravobranitelja) (2014), Annual Report of the Ombudsman Office for 2014 (Izvješće pučke pravobraniteljice za 2014. godinu)

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Human rights or equality body


Croatia, Ombudsman Office | Ured pučkog pravobranitelja

Main Thematic Focus


Target Population

General population

Key findings

In 2014, there were 49 cases of discrimination on the grounds of ethnicity, race or skin colour (18,6%) and 14 cases of discrimination on the grounds of religion (5,3%) reported to Ombudsman Office.

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

The Ombudsman Office report for 2014 is based on citizen complaints to discrimination or human rights violations or restrictions, whether these are procedures before public law bodies, the protection of human rights in the broader sense or freedom of movement. Apart from the information gathered in proceedings involving citizens' complaints or on the initiative of the Ombudsman Office, the report is based on the responses of state bodies, non-governmental organizations, social partners, religious communities and other responses to the Office inquiries as well as other sources of information such as reports and other available materials from various actors, media, expert articles and researches.

Sample details and representativeness


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