The FRA met with key stakeholders on 11 November, ahead of its Fundamental Rights Conference on 12-13 November, to discuss the findings of its survey on perceptions and experiences of hate crimes against Jews, which was published last week.
Crimes motivated by hatred and prejudice are a daily reality for too many people in the EU. This video highlights some of the issues that will be discussed during this year’s Fundamental Rights Conference.
Video - Publication date: 01 January 1970
Combating hate crime in the EU – Fundamental Rights Conference 2013
“Hate crimes speak to people who sympathise with the offender and whose biased attitudes the offender confirms and reinforces. They say ‘don’t think you’re wanted here, because you’re not. And don’t think you’re safe, because we’ve already shown you’re not – and it could happen again. Be scared’.”