CST's 2017 Antisemitic Incidents Report, shows that CST recorded 1,382 antisemitic incidents nationwide in 2017, the highest total CST has ever recorded for a calendar year. This is a 3 per cent increase from the 1,346 incidents recorded during 2016, which was itself a record annual total. The previous record high was in 2014, when CST recorded 1,182 antisemitic incidents.
Vyacheslav Likhachev, head of the Monitoring Group for the Rights of National Minorities of the Congress of National Communities of Ukraine, published a report on "Manifestations of antisemitism in Ukraine: the first half of 2017".
109 new antisemitic incidents in Italy in 2017: 60 connected to the Internet; 20 reports on graffiti and graphics; 15 defamation acts and insults; 11 insults and various vandalism acts. "Osservatorio antisemitismo" of the "Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation" published those latest data (Cdec).
The residents of Prague have the least positive approach to the Roma and Jews out of the population of the Czech Republic, according to a poll conducted by the Institute for the Studies of Totalitarian Regimes (USTR) and sociologists and released on Wednesday.
The WJC produced the report ‘Antisemitic Symbols and Holocaust Denial in Social Media Posts: January 2018’ in collaboration with Vigo Social Intelligence, as a follow-up to its comprehensive initial study on the scale and impact of antisemitism online released in 2016.
In its annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, ADL found that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. rose 57 percent in 2017 – the largest single-year increase on record and the second highest number reported since ADL started tracking such data in 1979. The sharp rise was in part due to a significant increase in incidents in schools and on college campuses, which nearly doubled for the second year in a row.
The Hatrebott 2016 hate crime report consists of police reports in which Brå (the Swedish Coucil for Crime Prevention) identified several motives for hate crimes, as well as data on self-reports of exposure to hate crimes from a national safety survey, a politicians' safety survey, and a general School survey on crimes.
During the first six months of 2017, Action and Protection Foundation identifed 18 anti-Semitic hate crimes. Sixteen of these are considered hate speech. We also registered two cases of vandalism. The number of actions slightly decreased compared to the number of the previous year. In 2016, we reported 23 actions: 8 cases of vandalism, 1 case of threat and 14 cases of hate speech.
Police figures show that 288 crimes classified as antisemitic were recorded by the capital’s police in 2017, which is slightly less than double the 149 crimes recorded in 2013. Police figures also make clear that reported antisemitic crime has risen steadily in recent years. In 2014 there were 176 reported incidents and in 2016, some 197 antisemitic crimes were recorded.
According to the Toronto Police Service’s 2017 Annual Hate Crime Statistical Report, the number of hate crimes in the city jumped 28 per cent, from 145 in 2016, to 186 last year. Jews were the victims in 53 of those occurrences, or nearly 29 per cent.
In 2017 the number of documented antisemitic incidents rose in German Switzerland, compared to last year. Again and again we see threats and acts of violence, as well as letters inspired by antisemitism. Above all, the Internet has been misused to transmit hate messages. Barriers disappear and more and more criminals are openly inciting while using their real name. Racism and antisemitism have a public platform on the Internet, through social media such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, or through blogs, posts and commentary columns of Internet newspapers.
The National Human Rights Audit Committee (CNCDH), an independent national report on the struggle against all forms of racism, publishes its 27th annual report on the struggle against racism, antisemitism and xenophobia
Since 2001, Antisemitisme.be has been listing antisemitic acts committed all over Belgium and publishes every year a report on antisemitism in Belgium. In this document, you will find a list of all incidents recorded, our methodology as well as an analysis of the past year.
Canada had a record number of antisemitic incidents in 2017, B’nai Brith Canada reported in its annual audit. There were 1,752 incidents of harassment, vandalism and violence, a 1.4 percent increase over the record 1,728 last year, according to the Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2017.
The number of antisemitic crimes in Germany rose by 2.5 percent last year despite an overall drop in politically motivated crimes, statistics showed, reinforcing fears about growing hostility after several high-profile attacks in Berlin.
During March, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe presented the 2018-2020 Plan to combat Racism and Antisemitism, with first priority for the Internet. To open the discussion, Netino By Webhelp introduced its first online hate survey, which includes an analysis of over 10,000 random and filtered responses on more than 20 Facebook pages of large media companies. The goal: to try to calculate and classify the hate statements into a more effective struggle. The following review, which was published at the beginning of May, relates to the analysis of the messages published in March 2018.