The Hate Crime Report, prepared by the Austrian Ministry of Interior and published for the first time in the country, was shared with the public. In the report, it was stated that the police went through two years of training for the study in question and academicians also contributed to the preparation of the report.
In the report, which states that 1936 hate crimes were committed in the country between November 2020 and April 2021, it was noted that the majority of those who committed hate crimes were young Austrians.
According to the news reported by AA; In the report, it was stated that hate crimes were mostly exposed due to ethnic origin, worldview and skin color, and there was a significant increase in anti-Muslim, anti-Semitism and Nazi propaganda.
Underlining that for whatever reason, hate crime has no place in democratic societies, it was stated that hate crime is a serious situation, that the security forces care about it and make efforts to catch the criminals.
The report, which records hate crimes committed in the country in a 6-month period, has not been completed yet, AustriaIt was emphasized that the phenomenon of hate crime would be better understood.