Hate crime data 2017 (Latvia), 2018

Latvia Latvia regularly reports hate crime data to ODIHR. Latvia’s criminal code contains a general penalty enhancement. Data reported to ODIHR also include offences of incitement to hatred. Data are collected by the Ministry of Interior, law enforcement agencies, the Department of Analysis and Management of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Courts Administration unit of … Continue reading "Hate crime data 2017 (Latvia), 2018"

Concluding observations on Latvia (excerpt on statistics) CERD, 2018

Statistics 6. The Committee remains concerned about the lack of statistics on the enjoyment of economic and social rights by persons belonging to various ethnic groups. The Committee is also concerned about the lack of statistics on the representation of ethnic minorities in political life and the limited public data on the ethnic composition of the prison population (art. … Continue reading "Concluding observations on Latvia (excerpt on statistics) CERD, 2018"