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Report Data - Greece - 2018

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 164 17 4
2017 128 46 6
2016 40 6 2
2015 60 27 4
2014 71 29 5

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

Several government bodies and civil society organizations signed a Co-operation Agreement on Combating Racist Crime in Greece during a conference on "Building an Integrated Response to Racist Crime in the Criminal Justice." The event and negotiations on the agreement were co-ordinated by the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in co-operation with ODIHR.

The National Council Against Racism and Intolerance has created a brochure instructing victims of hate crimes on where and how to file a complaint. It also provides guidance to officers on dealing with hate crime cases.

IGO Reports 
Organization Report 

The Council of Europe's Ad Hoc Committee Of Experts On Roma And Traveller Issues (CAHROM) published relevant recommendations in its "Thematic Report on Roma and Travellers' Access to Justice (with a gender focus)."

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The United Nations Committee against Torture published relevant recommendations in its "Concluding observations on the seventh periodic report of Greece."

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ODIHR Recommendations 

ODIHR observes that Greece has not reported on cases of hate crimes separately from cases of hate speech.

National Developments 
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Developments
Organization Report 

Several government bodies and civil society organizations signed a Co-operation Agreement on Combating Racist Crime in Greece during a conference on "Building an Integrated Response to Racist Crime in the Criminal Justice." The event and negotiations on the agreement were co-ordinated by the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights in co-operation with ODIHR.

The National Council Against Racism and Intolerance has created a brochure instructing victims of hate crimes on where and how to file a complaint. It also provides guidance to officers on dealing with hate crime cases.

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Organization Report 

A further 44 cases of hate speech were reported but are not presented here.

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Reports
Organization Report 

A further three cases of hate speech were reported but are not presented here.

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Organization Report 

A further two cases of hate speech were reported but are not presented here.

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Reports
Organization Report 

A further three cases of hate speech were reported but are not presented here.

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Reports
Organization Report 

One further case of hate speech was reported but is not presented here.

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Reports
Organization Report 

This number consists of 22 homophobic and eight transphobic crimes. A further 17 cases of hate speech were reported but are not presented here.

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Reports
Organization Report 

A further seven cases of hate speech were reported but are not presented here.