The Norwegian LGBT Organisation reported one case of threats against a lesbian of Somali origin.
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Report Data - Norway - 2013
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.
The Norwegian LGBT Organisation reported one case of threats.
The Civil Rights Foundation “Stop Discrimination” reported one physical assault and robbery carried out by a group against a man, causing the victim to fall out of his wheelchair, as well as one physical assault and robbery against an elderly woman with physical disabilities and one theft.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported one case of threats against a woman planning to take part in an event marking the 75th anniversary of the pogrom that took place in Nazi Germany on 9 November 1938.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported a case of threats against worshippers at a Mosque, as well as an incident where a pig’s head was thrown at a mosque in Oslo.
ODIHR observes that Norway has not reported on hate crimes separately from cases of hate speech.
Norway amended its criminal code to include disability as a protected characteristic for the purposes of its hate crime provisions.
Official figures record 41 crimes motivated by anti-religious bias without differentiation by faith.