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Conference explores discrimination of Muslims

The agency delivered a keynote speech to a conference on discrimination of Muslims.

It was organised by the Austrian Equality body together with several NGOs to help combat racism. The event took place in Vienna on 12 December at the headquarters of the Austrian Union.

FRA presented its results on Muslims from its second EU-wide minorities and discrimination survey.

The conference also had workshops where participants were trained on different aspects of discrimination and hate crime.

The event aimed to inform social workers, lawyers and teachers in support services, schools, and equality bodies about the legal situation and to raise awareness about the tools and options to combat discrimination and islamophobia.