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Are there legal definitions of racist incident and racist violence?

Key Area:
Anti-racist Crime Legislation & Implementation
23/12/2011 - 12:45
Short Answer

NO, just the aggravating circumstance that applies for any criminal offence, including when the motive was racial hatred or racial discrimination.


Qualitative Info

Art.75 point c1 of the Penal Code prescribes the aggravating circumstance for any crime when it is motivated by hate: "committing a criminal offence on the ground of race, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, gender, sexual orientation, opinion, political belonging, belief, wealth, social origin, age, disability, uncontagious cronic disease, HIV/AIDS infection."

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Linguistic minorities, Asylum seekers
Type (R/D) Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Inter-ethnic, Nationalism
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism
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