Lithuania Official data In 2019, the Lithuanian State Security Department (Valstybės saugumodepartamentas) recorded five antisemitic incidents. In one case out ofthese five it was possible to identify the perpetrators and initiate criminalproceedings. In contrast, the State Security Department recorded one antisemitic incident in 2018 (against an object related to the Jewish community). According to the … Continue reading "Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the EU 2009–2019 (excerpt), 2020"
3. RACISM, XENOPHOBIA AND RELATED INTOLERANCE [..] 3.1. RACISM REMAINS A PERSISTENT PROBLEM [..] 3.1.1. EU action against antisemitism [..] FRA ACTIVITY Providing evidence to support efforts to counter antisemitism [..] The second report is FRA’s annual overview of the most recentofficial and unofficial figures on antisemitic incidents across the EU.It highlights that EU Member … Continue reading "Fundamental Rights Report 2020 (excerpts), 2020"
Reports and evidence from international organisations [..] Table 1: Observations and recommendations made to Member States of theEuropean Union by the Human Rights Committee (CCPR), the Committee onthe Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) and by UN member statesthrough Universal Period Reviews (UPR) with regard to combatingantisemitism, 2018 Observations and recommendations Source [..] [..] [..] LT … Continue reading "Antisemitism Overview of data available in the EU 2008–2018 (excerpts), 2019"
4 Racism, xenophobia and related intolerance [..] 4.2. Lack of policy responses to racism, ethnic discrimination and hate crime [..] Table 4.1: EU Member States with dedicated action plans and strategies against racism, xenophobia and ethnic discrimination in place in 2018 Country code Name of strategy or action plan in English Period covered (..) (..) (..) … Continue reading "Fundamental Rights Report 2019 (excerpts), 2019"
[..] 4 Racism, xenophobia and related intolerance 4.1. No progress in countering racism in the EU [..] 4.1.3. Courts confront racist and related offenses [..] In Lithuania, the Supreme Court dismissed a defendant’s cassation appeal, ruling that the right to hold beliefs and freedom of expression are not in conformity with public insult, incitement to hatred and discrimination, and … Continue reading "Fundamental Rights Report 2018 (excerpts), 2018"