Country

Greece Greece

Title

A/HRC/33/7 (UPR, 2016) UN, General Assembly, Human Rights Council, Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, Greece

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Year

2016

Type of publication

Report

Geographical coverage

National

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

UN body

Institution

UN UPR | United Nations Universal Periodic Review

Main Thematic Focus

Hate speech Discrimination

Target Population

Muslims Ethnic minorities

Key findings

Relevant points UN UPR (2016) for Greece:
134.63 Adopt a national plan to combat social exclusion and vulnerability of women belonging to Muslim communities, Roma women, migrants and women living in rural areas (Algeria);

136.8 Take legislative measures to curtail hate speech, not only by extremists but also by the mainstream media and public figures, as there has been an increase in hate-motivated crimes against refugees, migrants and minorities, including hate crimes affecting religious and ethnic minorities (Pakistan);

137.12 Take result-oriented measures for eliminating discrimination and hate speech against migrants, Muslims and the members of the Turkish Muslim minority (Turkey);

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

N/A

Sample details and representativeness

N/A

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