Annex 2 (..) In the end, 200 respondents completed the questionnaire in Latvia. An assessment of the data quality confirms that all the measures did not produce robust and comparable results. Main results Looking at the Latvian sample, more men (61 %) than women (39 %) took part in the survey. The respondents are nearly equally distributed … Continue reading "Second survey on discrimination and hate crime against Jews in the EU (excerpt), 2018"
3. Equality and non‑discrimination (..) 3.2 Religious symbols remain centre of attention (..) Meanwhile, legislation banning face-covering in public spaces was adopted in Austria and Germany, with Latvia tabling a bill to that effect in 2017. (..) Still in August, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers approved a bill from the Ministry of Justice that would … Continue reading "Fundamental Rights Report 2018 (excerpts), 2018"
Reports and evidence from international organisations (..) Table 1: Observations and recommendations made to EU Member States, by the CCPR, CERD and the State Parties through the UPR, with regard to combating antisemitism, 2005–2015 EU Member State Observations and recommendations Source LV 92.10. Codify the prohibition of the propaganda for xenophobia, antisemitism, neo-Nazism, and provide … Continue reading "Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the EU 2005-2015 (excerpt), 2016"
THE SURVEY IN A NUTSHELL (..) The survey was carried out online during September and October 2012. Who took part in the survey? The survey was open to individuals aged 16 years and over who consider themselves Jewish (this could be based on religion, culture, upbringing, ethnicity, parentage or any other basis) and who, at the … Continue reading "Discrimination and hate crime against Jews in EU Member States (excerpts), 2013"
2.2. Experiences of discrimination: EU-MIDIS (..) 2.2.2. Experiences of discrimination across minority groups and Member States Respondents with a Russian background (interviewed in four countries: Estonia, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania) and those from the former Yugoslavia181 experienced the lowest levels of discrimination of all groups surveyed in EU-MIDIS (respectively 14% and 12%). (..) 2.2.4. Comparing awareness of rights among minorities and … Continue reading "Respect for and protection of persons belonging to minorities (2008-2010); (excerpts); 2011"