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Report Data - Estonia - 2016

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 Not available Not available Not available
2017 Not available Not available Not available
2016 15 Not available Not available
2015 Not available Not available Not available
2014 Not available Not available Not available
IGO Reports 
Organization Report 

In its report, the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Estonia recommended the strengthening of hate crime provisions to make sure that bias motivation is considered an aggravating factor in any crime.

Bias Motivation 
Description Type 
Developments
Organization Report 

In its report, the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Estonia recommended that sexual orientation and gender identity be treated as aggravating circumstances in crimes.

Description Type 
Developments
ODIHR Recommendations 

ODIHR observes that Estonia has not reported to ODIHR the numbers of prosecuted hate crime cases and information on sentenced hate crime cases.

National Developments 
Description Type 
Developments
Organization Report 

A non-binding instruction for police and prosecutors on hate crime investigations was issued by the Ministry of Justice.

Bias Motivation 
Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

This category includes hate crime motivated by bias on the grounds of race and origin. It also includes anti-religious hate crime.

Description Type 
Reports
Organization Report 

Disability hate crime is monitored under "other" hate crime category, along with hate crime targeting "other social groups".