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MRAX, Activity Report 2016 (Rapport d'activité 2016)

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Type of publication


Geographical coverage


Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation


MRAX | Mouvement contre le racisme, l'antisémitisme et la xénophobie

Main Thematic Focus

Hate crime Racism & xenophobia Discrimination

Target Population

Muslims Migrants Ethnic minorities Religious minorities

Key findings

In its annual report, the MRAX publishes detailed statistics about the cases of alleged occurrences of racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism that it has opened during the year.
In total, 227 cases were opened. 42 were related to insults, 90 related to discriminations, 19 related to harassment, 21 related to acts of violence and 55 related to incitement to hatred.
Of those 227 cases, 47 were based on an anti-Arab motive, 33 on an anti-black motive, 73 on an anti-Islam motive, 35 on an anti-foreigner motive, 12 on an anti-migrant motive and 5 on an anti-Asian motive.

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

The figures are based on the data obtained throughout the year from cases of alleged occurrences of racism, xenophobia or anti-semitism opened by the MRAX during 2016.

Sample details and representativeness


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