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News from the SOVA Center

2008 Hate Crime Survey Released by Human Rights First -

On September 25, 2008, Human Rights First released 2008 Hate Crime
Survey, a second annual report examining bias-driven violence in 2007
and 2008.

The 2008 Hate Crime Survey includes sections examining six facets of
violent hate crime in the 56 countries that comprise the Organization
for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

The Survey also examines government responses to violent hate crimes in
sections on Systems of Monitoring and Reporting and The Framework of
Criminal Law and includes a Ten-Point Plan for governments to strengthen
their responses.

The Survey also takes an in-depth look at the Russian Federation,
Ukraine, and the United States and contains a Country Panorama section
that profiles individual hate crime cases from more than 30 countries
within the OSCE.

The report is available on the HRF website:



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