Publication date: 22 October 2013

FRA Opinion on the Framework Decision on Racism and Xenophobia – with special attention to the rights of victims of crime

Adoption Date:
15 October 2013
Opinion Number:
02/2013
Requested By:
Council of the EU

The Opinion assesses the impact of the Framework Decision on the rights of the victims of crimes motivated by hatred and prejudice, including racism and xenophobia.

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Publication date: 22 October 2013

Opinion of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights on the Framework Decision on Racism and Xenophobia - with special attention to the rights of victims of crime (488.79 KB)

Overview

Building on the evidence collected and analysed by FRA, including its large scale surveys, as well as its thematic and annual reports, the Opinion illustrates how hate crime can vary from everyday acts committed by individuals on the street or over the Internet, to large-scale crimes carried out by extremist groups or totalitarian regimes.

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