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Report Data - Norway - 2009

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 624 60 37
2017 549 Not available Not available
2016 466 Not available Not available
2015 347 Not available Not available
2014 223 Not available Not available

Hate crimes recorded by police

National developments

The Police Directorate has issued guidelines for registering hate crimes for use by all police officers when receiving reports of hate crimes.

The authorities have continued implementing two action plans: the Action Plan against Anti-Semitism 2016-2020; and the LGBTI Action Plan: Safety, Diversity, Openness 2017-2020, on countering discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

NGO reports 
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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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The Norwegian Centre against Racism reported the desecration of a Jewish cemetery. The Stephen Roth Institute reported six violent incidents.

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The Norwegian Centre against Racism reported an anti-Muslim attack on a woman wearing a veil.

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IGO Reports 
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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.

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The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) expressed concern about anti-Semitism in Norway.

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The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) raised concerns over intolerance and discrimination against Muslims in Norway.

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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.

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Official figures record 179 crimes motivated by bias against racial or ethnic origin.

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Official figures record 21 bias-motivated crimes based on religion without differentiation by faith.

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Official figures record 36 crimes based on bias against LGBT people.