Raxen Report – Special 2017

According to data from the Raxen 2017 Report, Spain has recorded about 600 incidents and hate crimes. However, “the Movement Against Intolerance” (Movimiento contra la Intolerancia), an organization responsible for the records of all incidents, stated that in fact, only 10% of the total number of actual attacks are registered. The organization estimates that total hate-crimes could be between 4,000 […]

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The number of racist incidents in universities across the UK has surged by more than 60 per cent in two years

The data, from freedom of information requests, has prompted calls for universities to do more to tackle racism amid concerns that the numbers could be much worse due to underreporting. An analysis by The Independent has found that 129 alleged incidents of racism were reported to UK universities in 2017, compared to 80 incidents in 2015, a rise of 61 […]

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2017 antisemitism annual report in Hungary

One of the most important parts of the fight against antisemitism is precise information about the causes and extensiveness of antisemitism. For this reason, the main aim of the Action and Protection Foundation is to provide more information about this issue. Monthly, the Foundation observes public events and the press and records any incidents. Analyzing the information gained by monthly […]

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165 antisemitic criminal offenses in the first quarter of 2018 in Germany

In response to a left-wing parliamentary inquiry, the federal government published on Thursday the following temporary data: 165 antisemitic criminal offenses were reported in the first quarter of this year, including three acts of violence and 42 propaganda offenses. Three people were allegedly injured. In their response the government also declared that the vast majority of the criminal offenses (149) […]

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A high number of antisemitic criminal offenses

The number of antisemitic criminal offenses in Bavaria declined last year. 148 incidents were registered and thus remained at a high level. This emerges from a parliamentary answer to the query of the Green Party in parliament. Most of the criminal offenses against Jews or Jewish institutions were based on political, social, racial or religious reasons and occurred in Upper […]

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Antisemitic crime increases in Germany

The number of antisemitic crimes in Germany rose by 2.5 percent last year despite an overall drop in politically motivated crimes, statistics showed on Tuesday, reinforcing fears about growing hostility after several high-profile attacks in Berlin. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said that 1,504 antisemitic offences were reported in 2017, up from 1,468 in 2016, though he said there had been […]

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Audit of antisemitic incidents in Canada – 2017

Canada had a record number of antisemitic incidents in 2017, B’nai Brith Canada reported in its annual audit. There were 1,752 incidents of harassment, vandalism and violence, a 1.4 percent increase over the record 1,728 last year, according to the Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2017. The vast majority of the incidents took place in Canada’s two largest provinces. Ontario recorded nearly […]

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2017 Racism Report in Austria

The 2017 Racism Report contains a selection of the racist incidents recorded and documented by ZARA in 2017 in Austria. The structured case documentation illustrates the areas in which people are confronted with racism and makes visible the characteristics that exclude, devalue and attack people. Racism Report 2000, Racism Report 2001, Racism Report 2002, Racism Report 2003, Racism Report 2004, Racism Report 2005, Racism Report […]

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Dramatic increase in antisemitism in Toronto

According to the Toronto Police Service’s 2017 Annual Hate Crime Statistical Report, the number of hate crimes in the city jumped 28 per cent, from 145 in 2016, to 186 last year. Jews were the victims in 53 of those occurrences, or nearly 29 per cent. “In 2017, the Jewish community, followed by the black community, the Muslim community and […]

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