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Report Data - Norway - 2013

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 
Organization Report 

The Norwegian LGBT Organisation reported one case of threats against a lesbian of Somali origin.

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Reports
Organization Report 

The Norwegian LGBT Organisation reported one case of threats.

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Reports
Organization Report 

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. 

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IGO Reports 
Organization Report 

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.

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Reports
Organization Report 

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.

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ODIHR Recommendations 

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

National Developments 
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Developments
Organization Report 

Norway amended its criminal code to include disability as a protected characteristic for the purposes of its hate crime provisions.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 141 crimes motivated by bias against racial or ethnic origin.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 41 crimes motivated by anti-religious bias without differentiation by faith.

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Reports
Organization Report 

Official figures record 34 crimes based on bias against LGBT people.