The Norwegian Centre against Racism reported six incidents, including racially-motivated assaults targeting visible minorities and damage to property, specifically two reception centres for asylum seekers.
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Report Data - Norway - 2009
The UN Human Rights Council, in its Universal Periodical Review, made a number of recommendations related to addressing racism and xenophobia in Norway, including encouraging Norway to improve its data-collection systems.
The European Commission against Racism and Intolernace (ECRI) recommended that the Norwegian authorities monitor the Internet activities of extreme right-wing groups and take firm action against any offences they commit through the Internet.
Official figures record 21 bias-motivated crimes based on religion without differentiation by faith.