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Hate Crime Monitoring Guidelines
Facing Facts Forward

Read interviews with our Hate Crime Experts

Facing Facts! Forward Report now online

Know what a hate crime is? Watch the video

Hate Crime Monitoring Guidelines

Advocating for a victim-centred approach to tackling hate crime

Read interviews with experts in the field of hate crime monitoring recently published in the Facing Facts! Forward Conference Report.

The "Facing Facts! Forward Conference for a Victim Centred Approach to Tackling Hate Crime" report is now online.
Read the full report including interviews, results and recommendations.

There is a common misconception that hate crimes affect only members of certain groups — groups targeted for their e.g. ethnicity, sexuality, or physical appearance, etc. However, the fact is that anyone can be a victim of hate-based threats, assaults, murders, desecration, or vandalism because hate crimes are...

Collecting data, analysing it and reporting on hate crime can provide communities and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) with a powerful tool with which to present their concerns to government, law enforcement, media and others. Find out more on best practice.

The Facing Facts Network raises the profile of civil society organisations in their relations with government authorities

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Prefer to watch the subtitled version of this video? If so, visit 'Do you know what a hate crime is?' (subtitled)

CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe is delighted to announce it has received a substantial amount from the European Commission Directorate General Justice - Fundamental rights and Union citizenship.These funds will support the new project “Facing all the Facts”.

The highly successful Facing Facts training has been transformed into two online courses on identifying, monitoring and countering hate crime and hate speech.

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Mike Whine of the Community Security Trust (CST) presented Facing Facts! at the 'Human Dimension Implementation Meeting' of the OSCE-ODHIR in Warsaw...

According to the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, efforts to combat discrimination, especially hate crime, have not been successful. Whilst official monitoring of disability hate crime is limited, OSCE/ODIHR have recognised it as a prevalent issue facing our communities...

Asif Sadiq (National Association of Muslim Police)

“It is important for us to work closely with CSOs”

Asif Sadiq, National Association of Muslim Police

Building on the success of the past four years, Facing Facts!, the innovative programme aiming to tackle the issue of hate crime in Europe, hosted the Facing Facts Forward Conference in Brussels on March 3rd and 4th 2015. Read the conference report and recommendations.

Facing Facts! Forward

View a selection of photographs from our recent 'Facing Facts! Foward' European Conference held in Brussels in March.


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Facing Facts! is co-ordinated by CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe.

For more information about any aspect of the project please contact CEJI's Community Affair Coordinator Melissa Sonnino


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