The Social Action Centre reported nine physical assaults, five of which involved serious bodily injury, motivated by a racist bias.
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Report Data - Ukraine - 2010
The Main Investigation Department of the National Police of Ukraine, together with the Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, developed Methodological Recommendations on the specifics of investigating hate crimes. The guidelines were made available to officers.
In Poland and Ukraine, the Never Again Association, in conjunction with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), organized training for officials and stewards about racism and football ahead of the 2012 European football championship. The Never Again Association also prepared information booklets about monitoring football- related racist crime.
The Jewish Foundation of Ukraine reported one murder as part of an attack during a Jewish pilgrimage. Two physical assaults, one of which involved serious injury, four cases of graffiti on property, seven cases of the desecration of cemeteries, two cases of graffiti on a synagogue and one case of damage to a synagogue were also reported. Human Rights Without Frontiers reported two murders, one serious physical assault, three cases of graffiti on property and the desecration of one cemetery. The Stephen Roth Institute reported 16 hate incidents.
The Our World Gay Lesbian Centre reported four physical assaults, three of which occurred on the occasion of International Memorial Day of Transgender Victims.
Human Rights Watch reported an attack against a Ukrainian disability-rights activist, resulting in hospitalization.
IOM reported two physical assaults causing serious bodily injury (one victim was from the Congo and the other from Kuwait), seven other cases of physical assault, one case of graffiti on property, one case of graffiti on a place of worship and one attack by a group. Both property incidents targeted Crimean Tartars.