Hate Crime Report Card

The Hate Crime Report Card is a unique online tool that examines hate crime laws in the 56 States that comprise the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). A systematic inspection of each country reveals that 22 OSCE countries still have no express provisions defining bias as an aggravating circumstance in the commission of a range of violent crimes against persons. The individual country assessments describe the legal

framework applicable to crimes of violence motivated by prejudice and hatred.

Albania Andorra Armenia

Austria Azerbaijan Belarus

Belgium Bosnia & Herzegovina Bulgaria

Canada Croatia Cyprus

Czech Republic Denmark

Estonia Finland France

Georgia Germany

Greece Holy See Hungary

Iceland Ireland Italy

Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan

Latvia Liechtenstein

Lithuania Luxembourg

Macedonia Malta Moldova

Monaco Montenegro


Norway Poland Portugal

Romania Russia San Marino

Serbia Slovak Republic

Slovenia Spain Sweden

Switzerland Tajikistan

Turkey Turkmenistan

Ukraine United Kingdom

USA  Uzbekistan



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Published on March 16, 2016


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