CNCDH (2018), Rapport 2017 sur la lutte contre le racisme, l'antisémitisme et la xénophobie (2017 Report on the fight against racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia)
CNCDH (2018), Rapport 2017 sur la lutte contre le racisme, l'antisémitisme et la xénophobie (2017 Report on the fight against racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia)View full Research
Type of publication
Area/location of interest
Not applicable - national level
Type of Institution
Human rights or equality body
France, Commission nationale consultative des droits de l'homme (National Consultative Commission for Human Rights - CNCDH)
Main Thematic Focus
Racism & xenophobia
Muslims Religious minorities
The year 2017 was marked by a stabilisation of the tolerance index and confirmed the overall downward trend in racist acts reported to the police and gendarmerie, although this should be viewed in perspective of the extent of under-reporting.
Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)
Study - qualitative research
Sample details and representativeness
Ministries, administrations, associations and other entities and individuals replied to the questionnaire sent by the CNCDH, which also took into account surveys on the state of public opinion, analyses by its partner researchers, the statistical report of the Ministry of the Interior on observed racist acts and that of the Ministry of Justice on the criminal courts' response.
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