ILGA-Europe resources on hate crime and hate speech

Find here publications and other resources by ILGA-Europe on hate crime and hate speech.

Guidelines for transposition EU Crime Victims’ Directive and homophobic/transphobic hate crimes

By Professor Steve Peers, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex on behalf of ILGA-Europe. December 2013

The legal grounds for inclusive EU legislation against bias violence and hatred (October 2011)

This publication is about research on legal grounds and political arguments on hate crimes in the European Union. Download and read more about the report here.

ILGA-Europe toolkit for training police officers on tackling LGBTI-phobic crime (October 2011)

This publication is about how to devise and implement training for police forces better to tackle LGBTI-phobic hate crime. Download and read more about the training toolkit here.

ILGA-Europe's position on the Victims’ Rights Package - March 2011

Read the ILGA-Europe key points in the position paper ahead of the Victims’ Rights Package to be presented to the European Commisision in May 2011, and download the full text of the position paper.

Joining forces to combat homophobic and transphobic hate crime. Cooperation between police forces and LGBT organisations in Europe (September 2010)

This publication is the result of a research conducted in 2009-2010, in the frame of a project supported by the Dutch government. ILGA-Europe believes that this publication will provide law enforcement authorities and LGBT organisations across Europe with a set of useful suggestions and methodological tools to develop and strengthen joint actions to fight hate crime more efficiently.


Download the publication in LARGE PRINT here.

Download the table within the publication in LARGE PRINT here.

Hate & Violence - Winter 2009/2010

  • Urgent call for Europe to tackle homophobia & transphobia
  • What makes people hate?
  • Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin: artist & educator

Click here to download the issue in LARGE PRINT

Click here to download the map of homophobic and transfobic hate crime/speech legislation in Europe

Handbook on monitoring and reporting homophobic and transphobic incidents (August 2008)

This handbook is designed for LGBT and human rights organisations who intend to monitor the occurrence of homophobic and transphobic incidents and violence in order to advocate for legislative changes to increase legal protections from violence motivated by hatred towards LGBT people at national, European and international levels.

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