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Racist violence - Hate Speech Statistics
25/01/2013 - 17:34
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Qualitative Info

Official data:
In 2010, no homicides were recorded but six cases of attempted homicide also two of them with a xenophobic motivation [1]. In 2011, two cases of homicide and five cases of attempted homicide were recorded [2].

Unofficial data show a far higher number of deaths/killings:
According to the anti-right-wing organisation CURA Opferfond rechte Gewalt, operated by the Antonio Amadeu Foundation, 182 people have been killed by perpetrators with an extreme right-wing, racist or anti-Semitic motivation between 1990 and 2011 [3].




  1. Federal Ministry of the Interior (Bundesministerium des Innern, BMI) (2011), Verfassungsschutzbericht 2010,, Accessed on 10.01.2012.

  2. Federal Ministry of the Interior (Bundesministerium des Innern, BMI) (2011), Entwicklung der politisch motivierten Kriminalität im Jahr 2011:, Accessed on 09.01.2013.

  3. Erkol. A./ Winter, N. (2011), 182 Todesopfer rechtsextremer und rassistischer Gewalt seit 1990, 23.11.2011,, Accessed on 10.01.2012.

Numbers of cases 2
Official or estimates Official data; Inofficial data suggest far higher numbers
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Type (R/D) Extremism - organised Racist Violence, Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia
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