Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the EU 2005-2015 (excerpt), 2016

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"

Discrimination and hate crime against Jews in EU Member States (excerpts), 2013

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"

Respect for and protection of persons belonging to minorities (2008-2010); (excerpts); 2011

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"

The impact of the Racial Equality Directive – Views of trade unions and employers (excerpts), 2010

Introduction (..) The research involved interviewing employer organisations or associations, individual employers, trade union confederations and individual trade unionists and many NGOs between March and June 2009. It resulted in 27 national reports and this final comparative report (..) Controversies over definitions (..) The directive does not define what ‘ethnic or racial origin’ should be taken to mean. Many countries explicitly … Continue reading "The impact of the Racial Equality Directive – Views of trade unions and employers (excerpts), 2010"

EU Minorities and Discrimination Survey – Main Results Report (excerpts), 2009

3.5. Russians Who was surveyed? EU-MIDIS surveyed some of the largest ethnic minority, migrant and national minorities in the EU. In this regard, the Russian community represents a significant proportion of the population in a number of EU Member States – namely: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania (..) (..) many Russian respondents in the Baltic States of Estonia, … Continue reading "EU Minorities and Discrimination Survey – Main Results Report (excerpts), 2009"