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Is there evidence of significant disparities between the number of racist incidents and crimes reported and the numbers of racist incidents and crimes recorded by police authorities?

Key Area:
Policing - Law Enforcement - Justice
Racism, Discrimination
14/01/2012 - 00:45
Short Answer

No, because there is no mechanism collecting data other than that of the police

Qualitative Info

Although the number of incidents recorded by the police every year is incredibly small, as admitted by the Equality Body in a number of its reports and by the ECRI report of 2011, there is no other record of racist crime to compare it by. 

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Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Asylum seekers
Type (R/D) Extremism - organised Racist Violence, Nationalism
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement
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