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Germany / 12-09-2012

Ninety Antisemitic incidents in Berlin since January

Ninety incidents of anti-Semitic nature were recorded in Berlin during the first three months of 2012. The Secretary of State Bernard Kromer announced in Parliament on Monday that one third ...

France / 05-09-2012

Rise in Antisemitism and Islamophobia during the First Half of 2012

Rise in Antisemitism and Islamophobia during the First Half of 2012

Assaults of an Islamophobic nature have increased by 14% during the first half of 2012, whereas antisemitic violence and threats have continued to increase in frequency since the Toulouse killings. ...

United States / 05-09-2012

Calif. hate crime reports drop 4 percent in 2011

Calif. hate crime reports drop 4 percent in 2011

The number of hate crimes reported in California dropped 4 percent last year, according to a report released Tuesday by the state attorney general's office.   There were 1,060 hate ...

United States / 02-09-2012

2011 Orange County Hate crime report

2011 Orange County Hate crime report

Hate Crime Up: Hate Crimes committed in Orange County rose 14% in 2011. This tally of 64 reported hate crimes in 2011 is up from 56 reported in 2010.  Race/Ethnicity ...

France / 30-08-2012

Antisemitic attacks in France up 40% since March

French Jews have seen an uptick of 40 percent in antisemitic attacks since March, when Islamist terrorist Mohammed Merah killed three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in ...

Iran / 20-08-2012

Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinejad in his own words – Anti-Israel/Zionism Rhetoric

Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinejad in his own words – Anti-Israel/Zionism Rhetoric

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's antisemitic and anti-Israel views place him and the Iranian regime among the foremost threats to Jews and the state of Israel.  Ahmadinejad repeatedly demonizes the state ...

Britain / 18-08-2012

British schools drop Holocaust from history lessons so as not to offend Muslims

British schools drop Holocaust from history lessons so as not to offend Muslims

A report by Britain’s Department for Education and Skills notes that an increasing number of schools are dropping the teaching of the Holocaust from history lessons to avoid offending Muslim ...

16-08-2012

Europe’s far right - Culture matters more

Europe’s far right - Culture matters more

The far right in Europe is rising in many European countries in spite of its inability to provide a coherent economic message “We are providing food produced in Greece for ...

United States / 13-08-2012

The Sounds of Hate: The White Power Music Scene in the United States in 2012

The Sounds of Hate: The White Power Music Scene in the United States in 2012

The recent tragic shooting spree at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, in which Wade Michael Page killed six people before killing himself after a shootout with police, has ...

13-08-2012

Minority religious communities at risk

Minority religious communities at risk

First Freedom Center publishes major report monitoring freedom of religion and conscience: To the Report

The Palestinian authority / 13-08-2012

Israel claims Palestinian leadership demonizes Jews, justifies violence, denies Israel’s right to exist

Israel claims Palestinian leadership demonizes Jews, justifies violence, denies Israel’s right to exist

Israel on Sunday returned fire in a raging propaganda war with the Palestinians, accusing the Palestinian Authority of obfuscating peace efforts, antisemitic and anti-Israel incitement, glorification of violence and terrorism, ...

12-08-2012

The rise of far-right extremism, hate crime and xenophobia in Europe

The rise of far-right extremism, hate crime and xenophobia in Europe

In times of unprecedented social, political and economic crisis of the last 70 years, acute racist hate crimes and attitudes in Europe constitute major threats to social cohesion and equality. ...

01-08-2012

Multiple and Severe Hate Speech on YouTube

Multiple and Severe Hate Speech on YouTube

The primary aim of this report is to demonstrate and discuss the problem of multiple and severe instances of hate speech on the YouTube platform. Aspects of this analysis apply ...

United States / 10-07-2012

Penetrating the campus: Understanding how Anti-Western biases relate to antisemitism and Anti-Israelism

Penetrating the campus: Understanding how Anti-Western biases relate to antisemitism and Anti-Israelism

Aryeh Weinberg, Institute for Jewish & Community Research, May 2012  This is report by Institute for Jewish & Community Research provides an exploratory look at the relationship between critical views ...

Britain / 03-07-2012

British antisemitism today: brief overview at ICCA Brussels Conference

British antisemitism today: brief overview at ICCA Brussels Conference

On 21 June 2012, CST’s Mark Gardner and Mike Whine MBE addressed the ICCA Brussels Conference on Contemporary Antisemitism, held at the European Parliament. The conference was chaired by Claude ...

France / 27-06-2012

Meteoric increase of antisemitic incidents in France

Meteoric increase of antisemitic incidents in France

The Jewish community in Toulouse is finding it difficult to recover from the brutal massacre that took place in the Jewish school about three months ago. This morning it seems ...

Germany / 26-06-2012

A new study finds that most Germans who oppose Israel's Palestinian policies are not antisemitic, but pro-peace and human rights

A new study finds that most Germans who oppose Israel's Palestinian policies are not antisemitic, but pro-peace and human rights

A new study conducted recently in Germany also knocks the ground out from under the assertion that most of Israel's critics in Europe are antisemitic. In presenting the findings of ...

23-06-2012

Europe's resurgent extremist movements: Read the new Simon Wiesenthal Center country-by-country report now

Europe's resurgent extremist movements: Read the new Simon Wiesenthal Center country-by-country report now

In Europe, hate is on the march. In the UK, France, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Austria, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Russia and beyond, the resurgence of extremist movements is a ...

19-06-2012

FRA update on the situation of antisemitism in the EU

FRA update on the situation of antisemitism in the EU

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presented its eighth update on the situation of antisemitism in the EU: Antisemitism - Summary overview of the situation in the European ...

18-06-2012

2011 Country reports on human rights practices

2011 Country reports on human rights practices

The State Department released its yearly publication, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.  - Front Matter- Africa- East Asia and the Pacific- Europe and Eurasia- Near East and North Africa- South and Central Asia- Western Hemisphere- Appendices- Related Material  ...

13-06-2012

Antisemitism around the world: Surprisingly, the west has the highest rate of violence against Jews

According to an Israeli study, the United States, Canada, France and England are among the countries with the highest number of violence cases against Jews. In contrast with the regimes ...

13-06-2012

A shocking new report documents patterns of far-right violence across Europe

A shocking new report documents patterns of far-right violence across Europe

As concerns mount about the violence of elected far-right politicians in Greece, and Sol Campbell warns black and Asian football fans against travelling to Poland and the Ukraine for Euro ...

France / 04-06-2012

Toulouse massacre encouraged more French antisemitic attacks, report says

Toulouse massacre encouraged more French antisemitic attacks, report says

The recent massacre at a Jewish school in Toulouse "triggered an explosion” in antisemitic attacks across France, according to the French Jewish community's protection service.  The Service de Protection de ...

Norway / 30-05-2012

Antisemitism common in Norway: study

Antisemitism common in Norway: study

Some 12.5 percent of Norwegians hold clear prejudices against Jews, according to the country’s first ever comprehensive survey of antisemitism. The study, commissioned by several Norwegian government agencies, was carried ...

Poland / 24-05-2012

Do you think that antisemitism in Poland is a general phenomenon? (Survey results)

Do you think that antisemitism in Poland is a general phenomenon? (Survey results)

Half of our readers are of the opinion that antisemitism is from time immemorial a widespread general phenomenon in our country, and that on the social level it does not ...

France / 21-05-2012

New report: France averaging over one antisemitic attack a day, All of them committed by Muslims

New report: France averaging over one antisemitic attack a day, All of them committed by Muslims

According to the National Bureau of Vigilance against Anti-Semitism (BNVCA), nearly four hundred physical attacks against Jews occurred in France in 2011 — more than one a day.Moreover, Sammy Ghozlan, ...

Sweden / 20-05-2012

Antisemitism on the rise in Sweden

Unfortunately, Jewish people no longer feel safe in Sweden. This 23 minute video talks about this new and growing problem.

Norway / 14-05-2012

Oslo municipality report in 2011 showed one third of Jewish pupils are physically threatened or abused

Oslo municipality report in 2011 showed one third of Jewish pupils are physically threatened or abused

Oslo - In June 2011, a survey by the Oslo Municipality found that 33 per cent of Jewish students in Oslo are physically threatened or abused by other high school ...

Germany / 10-05-2012

33 cases of Jewish cemeteries desecration

In the past year 33 attacks against Jewish cemeteries were carried out, probably motivated by antisemitism. This is the lowest number since 2000. These data were obtained from an answer ...

Germany / 03-05-2012

As new study shows, antisemitism can be a question of geography

As new study shows, antisemitism can be a question of geography

Two German economists map the anti-Semitic areas of Germany, and find a link between the place a person lives, and their tendency to prejudice against Jews.  Is it possible to ...

31-03-2012

Europe and the Jews 2012: dramatic rise in anti-jewish, anti-israel prejudice

Europe and the Jews 2012: dramatic rise in anti-jewish, anti-israel prejudice

A Simon Wiesenthal Center Special Report By Dr. Harold Brackman

France / 30-03-2012

Antisemitism in France

28-03-2012

FRA survey of Jewish people’s experiences and perceptions of antisemitism

FRA survey of Jewish people’s experiences and perceptions of antisemitism

This factsheet provides background information about the 2012 FRA survey among Jewish populations in selected EU Member States focusing on Jewish people’s experiences and perceptions of antisemitism. The FRA reports ...

France / 21-03-2012

Report in France: The majority of perpetrators of hate incidents - Muslims

From the report of the organization for the protection of the Jewish community in France it emerges that in 2011 the number of religiously-motivated hate incidents has decreased, and that ...

20-03-2012

ADL survey in ten European countries finds antisemitism at disturbingly high levels

ADL survey in ten European countries finds antisemitism at disturbingly high levels

Antissemitic attitudes in ten European countries remain at "disturbingly high levels," according to a new poll from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released today, with large swaths of the population subscribing ...

United States / 19-03-2012

Antisemitic incidents on rise

Antisemitic incidents on rise

Wisconsin saw a slight increase in the number of antisemitic incidents in 2011, according to the latest audit released by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Milwaukee. While the report says ...

United States / 08-03-2012

U.S. hate groups, anti-government movements on rise

U.S. hate groups, anti-government movements on rise

Fed by antagonism toward President Barack Obama, resentment toward changing racial demographics and the economic rift between rich and poor, the number of so-called hate groups and anti-government organizations in ...

Germany / 04-03-2012

Significant rise in the number of antisemitic attacks

158 violent incidents have been publicized in Berlin, for which the motive was either racial or extreme rightist. This is the highest number since 2006. Most of the incidents occurred ...

Germany / 23-02-2012

Experts say neo-Nazism is not a fringe phenomenon in Germany

Experts say neo-Nazism is not a fringe phenomenon in Germany

Neo-Nazis have not been relegated to the outskirts of society in Germany but are firmly ensconced in the country's public administration and society. Thanks to this position, they have sufficient ...

Germany / 18-02-2012

More than 240 antisemitic crimes in North Rhine-Westphalia in 2011

Dusseldorf – the number of antisemitic events in North Rhine-Westphalia remained high and almost unchanged in the last year. 242 incidents were recorded in 2011 (240 in 2010). The numbers ...

Germany / 19-02-2012

Antisemitic trends?

The media channels report that many people, but specially youngsters, use the word “Jew” as a derogatory word.  This means that loathing of Jews still exists, but also of other ...

France / 27-01-2012

Antisemitism figures for 2011

Antisemitism figures for 2011

SPCJ released today, the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, the statistical figures for 2011 on antisemitic acts committed in France.   In total, ...

22-01-2012

Arab Spring sees rise in antisemitism

Arab Spring sees rise in antisemitism

Ministry study finds that "antisemitic discourse and incitement have become more extreme and violent" since Arab Spring.   There has been an increase in antisemitism in the Middle East in ...

United States / 17-01-2012

Jewish Students: Antisemitism a Challenge, Not Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions against Israel

Jewish Students: Antisemitism a Challenge, Not Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions against Israel

78 percent Jewish undergraduate students report either witnessing (66 percent) or being subject to (46 percent) antisemitism in their lifetime. This alarmingly high number belies the idea that antisemitism is ...

Hungary / 09-01-2012

The Success of the Jobik Party

According to a recent survey, antisemitism is on the rise, and, as a result of “Jobik’s influence”, antisemitic rhetoric has become more and more legitimate in public discourse. This is ...

Hungary / 06-01-2012

Poll shows growing antisemitism in Hungary

Poll shows growing antisemitism in Hungary

Antisemitism is on the rise in Hungary, as antisemitic language has become legitimate in public parlance because of the “Jobbik effect,” a survey by Central European University sociologist András Kovács ...

01-01-2012

2011 Summary – Video

2011 Summary – Video

2011 Summary – Video

United States / 20-12-2011

Alone on the quad: understanding Jewish student isolation on campus

Alone on the quad: understanding Jewish student isolation on campus

Alone on the quad: understanding Jewish student isolation on campus presents selected findings from a larger study of college student experiences with religious intolerance on campus. Conducted by the Institute ...

13-12-2011

2011 Top ten anti-Israel/antisemitic slurs

2011  Top ten anti-Israel/antisemitic slurs

For the last two years, The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights NGO, has compiled a list of the top ten anti-Israel and anti-Jewish slurs. The list continues ...

Spain / 04-12-2011

Spain: in worst place on subject of anti-Semitism, although only 0.2% of population is Jewish

Spain is one of the five most anti-Semitic countries in the European Union, when only 0.2% of the population is Jewish. Despite that fact the media ignore the phenomenon. This ...

Russia / 01-12-2011

Manifestations of antisemitism in Russia, January - August 2011

Assaults All in all in the period from January to August 2011, four cases of antisemitic assault that resulted in four persons being injured were registered. On January 2, in ...

Scotland / 30-11-2011

Scottish hate crime figures rise

Scottish hate crime figures rise

Scottish Jewish leaders have called new figures on hate crime prosecutions "worrying" and urged support for a new Bill targeting abusers who send antisemitic phone and email messages.  An analysis ...

11-03-2011

U.S State Department Report - 2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

U.S State Department Report - 2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

26-11-2008

2008 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

2008 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

26-11-2009

The Wiesenthal Centre: Rise of 25% in Internet-based Antisemitism

The Wiesenthal Centre: Rise of 25% in Internet-based Antisemitism

The Wiesenthal Centre: Rise of 25% in Internet-based Antisemitism

Spain / 16-11-2011

The levels of Anitsemitism in Spain – are “the highest in Europe”

The levels of Anitsemitism in Spain – are “the highest in Europe”

According to the Federation of the Jewish Communities in Spain, though surveys indicate that there are high levels of “hostility” towards Jews, “most leaders and media persons believe there is ...

United States / 14-11-2011

FBI releases 2010 hate crime statistics

FBI releases 2010 hate crime statistics

the Federal Bureau of Investigation released Hate Crime Statistics, 2010 based on information submitted by law enforcement agencies throughout the nation. These data indicate that 6,628 criminal incidents involving 7,699 offenses were ...

Germany / 10-11-2011

More questions than Answers

To what extent is antisemitism widespread among the Moslems in Germany? Unfortunately there are still no scientific answers to this question   Berlin Taz - a group of Moslem children ...

Sweden / 11-11-2011

Antisemitic crimes on the rise in Malmö

Antisemitic crimes on the rise in Malmö

Jews in Malmö in southern Sweden have been the victims of an increased number of hate-crimes in 2011, according to local police. During the first six months of the year ...

United States / 08-11-2011

Conversations with America: recent trends in antisemitism around the World

Conversations with America: recent trends in antisemitism around the World

On Wednesday, November 9, 2011, Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First, will hold a conversation with Hannah Rosenthal, the Department of State’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, ...

Germany / 23-01-2012

A report for the Bundestag: a fifth of the Germans are antisemites

A report for the Bundestag: a fifth of the Germans are antisemites

Such an evaluation was presented to the German parliament by a group of experts that were convened to battle the phenomenon of Antisemitism. They estimate that the phenomenon is particularly ...

07-11-2011

Far right on rise in Europe, says report

Far right on rise in Europe, says report

Study by Demos thinktank reveals thousands of self-declared followers of hardline nationalist parties and groupsEurope's 'nationalist populists' and far right - interactive  The far right is on the rise across ...

United States / 03-11-2011

ADL poll finds antisemitic attitudes on rise in America

ADL poll finds antisemitic attitudes on rise in America

A nationwide survey of the American people released today by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) found that antisemitic  attitudes have risen slightly in America, demonstrating once again that "antisemitic  beliefs continue ...

Britain / 02-11-2011

Survey: 4 in 10 British Jewish students experienced or witnessed antisemitism

Survey: 4 in 10 British Jewish students experienced or witnessed antisemitism

London - More than four out of every 10 Jewish students at British universities reported witnessing or experiencing antisemitic incidents between October 2010 and this March.   But only two ...

Italy / 22-10-2011

The Italian Chamber of Deputies has presented its final report on antisemitism

The Italian Chamber of Deputies has presented its final report on antisemitism

On October 17th 2011, the Committee for the inquiry into antisemitism, chaired by MP Fiamma Nirenstein, has presented its final report to the public in the prestigious hall of the ...

Italy / 10-10-2011

An increase in the antisemitism levels among Italian youngsters

An increase in the antisemitism levels among Italian youngsters

In Italy, as in all of Europe, there has been a sharp increase in antisemitism. This phenomenon mainly concerns the youth and the younger. This trend has been confirmed in ...

Belgium / 13-10-2011

43% of Belgians believe there are interesting aspects in Nazism!

43%  of Belgians believe there are interesting aspects in Nazism!

A survey reveals that 43% of Belgians (French- and Flemish-speakers alike) believe that Nazism "promoted interesting ideas", even though they are deemed to be "essentially objectionable" or "objectionable in part".  ...

United States / 08-10-2011

UC Berkeley sees rise in hate crimes in 2010

UC Berkeley sees rise in hate crimes in 2010

Amid racially charged protests Tuesday, UCPD sent out its annual campus safety report — which shows more than three times as many hate crimes occurring in the campus community in ...

Austria / 02-10-2011

Austria documents spike in extreme-right hate crimes

Austria documents spike in extreme-right hate crimes

580 offenses perpetrated by right-wing extremists have been registered in Austria during 2010. According to sources in the security authorities, the corruption rates as well have increased significantly. Vienna – ...

Germany / 02-10-2011

Criticism at focus on hatred of Jews by Muslims

Criticism at focus on hatred of Jews by Muslims

Team of experts on antisemitism that is due to publicize a report this year sets forth that hatred towards Jews by far-right is the most severe problem   Much time ...

Britain / 05-10-2011

UK university students okay with being openly Jewish

UK university students okay with being openly Jewish

Jewish students are comfortable being openly Jewish at British universities, despite having concerns about attitudes to Israel on campus. Their commitment to Israel and the Jewish People is robust, but ...

France / 24-09-2011

A decrease in the number of antisemitic incidents in France

A decrease in the number of antisemitic incidents in France

The Jewish Community Protection Center (SPCJ), which published on Tuesday, September 20th, its semi-annual report, has announced that during the first six months of 2011, the number of reported antisemitic ...

Argentina / 26-09-2011

Survey shows 'ingrained, pervasive' antisemitic views in Argentina

Survey shows 'ingrained, pervasive' antisemitic views in Argentina

Stigmatization of Jews reflected in views that Jews have a higher economical power than expected or desirable and that Jews are more loyal to Israel than Argentina. Antisemitic views are ...

15-09-2011

The Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom

The Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom

The Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom describes the status of religious freedom in each foreign country, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, ...

11-09-2011

ADL - Antisemitic 9/11 conspiracy theories 10 years later

ADL - Antisemitic 9/11 conspiracy theories 10 years later

As the 10-year anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attack on the twin towers approaches, antisemitic conspiracy theories are "alive and well", according to a report by the Anti-Defamation League ...

Netherlands / 29-08-2011

Poldis 2010 provides an overview of the recorded incidents of discrimination

Poldis 2010 provides an overview of the recorded incidents of discrimination

In 2010 the number of recorded incidents of discrimination based on increased compared to the years 2008 and 2009. Discrimination in the form of insult is the most recorded in ...

Sweden / 25-08-2011

On hostility against Jews and fear from Islam

On hostility against Jews and fear from Islam

"Generally speaking, Sweden is a tolerant country, but the report shows that racism is increasing", said yesterday the Integration Minister, Erik Ullenhag, when receiving the "Antisemitism and Islamophobia – spring ...

27-07-2011

Terrorist incidents against Jewish communities and Israeli citizens abroad, 1968–2010

Terrorist incidents against Jewish communities and Israeli citizens abroad, 1968–2010

We are delighted to announce that today we have released our new report which details the full history of anti-Jewish terrorism from 1968 until 2010.  Terrorist Incidents against Jewish Communities ...

United States / 15-07-2011

NY reports slight increase in hate crimes in 2010

NY reports slight increase in hate crimes in 2010

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York officials say there were 699 hate crimes statewide last year, up 2 percent from a year earlier. They were mainly incidents of vandalism, assault and ...

Canada / 07-07-2011

Antisemitism on the rise at Canadian universities, committee says

Antisemitism on the rise at Canadian universities, committee says

A committee of current and former parliamentarians has concluded that incidents of antisemitism are growing in Canada, especially on university campuses.  But critics say the work of the Canadian Parliamentary ...

Ireland / 05-07-2011

The number of antisemitic incidents has increased

The number of antisemitic incidents has increased

Information provided by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that last year there were 122 racist incidents, including harassment, minor assaults and public order offences.  That figure represents a drop ...

Germany / 30-06-2011

Neo-Nazi violence up in eastern Germany: report

Neo-Nazi violence up in eastern Germany: report

Neo-Nazi violence is on the rise in eastern Germany even though overall national figures are down, Die Welt newspaper reported quoting an official report due out Friday.  While acts of ...

29-06-2011

Antisemitism Summary overview of the situation in the European Union 2001-2010

Antisemitism Summary overview of the situation in the European Union 2001-2010

This report is the 7th update of the report Manifestations of antisemitism in the EU published in 2004 by the predecessor of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union (FRA), the European ...

Germany / 12-06-2011

Left-wing antisemites in Germany

Left-wing antisemites in Germany

A German academic study titled “Antisemites as a coalition partner” It sharply criticises entrenched left-wing anti-Semitic and anti-Israel attitudes within the German Left Party. This report sparked a heated debate ...

Norway / 11-06-2011

Antisemitism in Norwegian schools: ‘Jewish leaders… bear a special responsibility…’

Antisemitism in Norwegian schools: ‘Jewish leaders… bear a special responsibility…’

Reports about Antisemitism in Norwegian schools have been coming in the last eight years.  Now there is a survey to back them up. Aftenposten journalists Olga Stokke, John Hultgren, Roald ...

Venezuela / 07-06-2011

Video - Antisemitism in Venezuela

 

Venezuela / 02-06-2011

Reading of passages from the antisemitic libel "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" on Venezuelan National Radio

This occurred on last April 4 at 6.30AM, on the "La Noticia Final" program, directed by Cristina Gonzalez.   "In view of all that is occurring before our eyes and ...

Venezuela / 02-06-2011

Venezuela: Antisemitism keeps escalating

By Anna Mahjar-Barducci  The Jewish Community Confederation of Venezuela (CAIV) filed a complaint to the Venezuelan attorney general to denounce the promotion of the pamphlet The Protocols of the Elders ...

Germany / 28-05-2011

More than 200 Antisemitic incidents in the first quarter

The Police report that there were a total of 211 antisemitic incidents in the first three months of the year, including five violent incidents. Six persons were injured in attacks ...

Germany / 18-05-2011

41 attacks on Jewish cemeteries recorded in 2010: according to the Police the extreme right are responsible for these acts

41 attacks on Jewish cemeteries recorded in  2010: according to the Police the extreme right are responsible for these acts

Berlin - Apparently, extreme right wingers are accused of having attacked Jewish cemeteries on 41 occasions in the past year. The most serious occurred in Nordrhein- Westphalia where 11 acts ...

Belgium / 12-05-2011

Half of Muslim high-school students in Brussels are antisemites

It is estimated that 30% of the Brussels population (1 million) is Muslim.  Although the problem is serious and well-known, it is the first time that such a survey has ...

27-04-2011

Human Rights First - 2010 Annual Report (PDF)

Human Rights First - 2010 Annual Report (PDF)

Human Rights First - 2010 Annual Report (PDF)

Poland / 19-04-2011

Research documents racism in Poland

Research documents racism in Poland

Physical attacks on non-white men and women are amongst the crimes included in the document, as well as the racist rhetoric of football fans and the vandalism of sacred sites. ...

Poland / 14-04-2011

Racist groups could mar European football championship (Poland/Ukraine)

Racist groups could mar European football championship (Poland/Ukraine)

Rights campaigners have highlighted the prevalence of racism and antisemitism on the football scene in Poland and Ukraine as the countries get ready to host the Euro 2012 championships.  ...

Romania / 14-04-2011

Poll: Many Romanian teens rampantly intolerant

Teenagers in Romania are widely intolerant of Gypsies, gays and people with AIDS, according to a new poll that called the results "extremely worrisome."   The findings published late Tuesday ...

United States / 11-04-2011

The 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

The 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Country Reports on Human Rights Practices Front MatterAfricaEast Asia and the PacificEurope and EurasiaNear East and  ...

Spain / 31-03-2011

Warning of Spain’s ‘dangerous’ increase in antisemitism

Warning of Spain’s ‘dangerous’ increase in antisemitism

Observatory report Antisemitism in Spain Year 2010There is a ‘dangerous’ and ‘extraordinary’ rise in antisemitism in Spain, according to the Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain (FCJE). This was ...

Russia / 29-03-2011

Antisemitism manifestations in Russia in 2010

Antisemitism manifestations in Russia in 2010

        Contents Introduction Attacks and vandalism motivated by antisemitism Public actions of antisemitic orientation Popularity of antisemitic views Antisemitism manifestations on the part of authorities Use of antisemitism in election campaigning Antisemitic ...

14-03-2011

European antisemitism and xenophobia are linked, report finds

European antisemitism and xenophobia are linked, report finds

 BERLIN - Antisemitism and other forms of xenophobia are closely linked among Europeans, and Hungarians and Poles are the most likely to hold extreme anti-Semitic views, according to a new ...