ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on Anti-Semitism and historical memory), 2018

FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS I Common topics (..) 2. Hate Speech17 17 According to ECRI’s GPR No. 15 on combating hate speech, “hate speech” shall mean the advocacy, promotion or incitement, in any form, of the denigration, hatred or vilification of a person or group of persons, as well as any harassment, insult, negative stereotyping, stigmatization … Continue reading "ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on Anti-Semitism and historical memory), 2018"

ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on hate crime/speech), 2018

FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS I Common topics 1. Legislation against racism1 and racial discrimination2 1 According to ECRI’s General Policy Recommendation (GPR) No.7, “racism” shall mean the belief that a ground such as “race”, colour, language, religion, nationality or national or ethnic origin justifies contempt for a person or a group of persons, or the notion … Continue reading "ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on hate crime/speech), 2018"

ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on education), 2018

I. Common topics Integration General overview (..) 54. With regard to some specific issues concerning historical ethnic and national minorities, such as expressions of a separate identity (for example mother tongue education or minority language media) or their participation in public and political life, ECRI refers to the 3rd Opinion of the Council of Europe’s … Continue reading "ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on education), 2018"

ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on anti-discrimination law & ratifications), 2018

I Common topics 1. Legislation against racism and racial discrimination Protocol No. 12 to the European Convention on Human Rights 1. Latvia signed Protocol No. 12 to the European Convention on Human Rights on 4 November 2000, but still has not ratified it. In its third and fourth reports on Latvia, ECRI had recommended that … Continue reading "ECRI 5th report on Latvia (excerpts on anti-discrimination law & ratifications), 2018"