The project “Police and NGO cooperation to combat hate crime in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania” aims to kickstart cooperation between NGOs and national police authorities with the purpose of tackling hate crime against vulnerable groups in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
On 8 and 9 August, UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination examined the Periodic Report on the implementation of the UN 1965 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in Latvia from 2008 to 2016.
Leaflet on family reunification for refugee and alternative status beneficiaries in Latvia - in English, French, Russian and Arabic
The leaflet provides information on family reunification for persons with refugee or alternative statuss in Latvia. The leaflet is issued in the framework of the UNHCR project "Border Monitoring and Legal Counceling for Asylum Seekers in Latvia"
The EU-funded project sCAN – Platforms, Experts, Tools: Specialised Cyber-Activists Network (2018-2020), coordinated by Licra (International League Against Racism and Antisemitism), aims at gathering expertise, tools, methodology and knowledge on cyber hate and developing transnational comprehensive practices for identifying, analysing, reporting and counteracting online hate speech. This project draws on the results of successful European projects already realised, for example the “Research, Report, Remove project: Countering Cyber-Hate phenomena” and “Facing Facts”, and strives to continue, emphasize and strengthen the initiatives developed by the civil society for counteracting hate speech.
The project aims to address two key needs: the need for more extensive monitoring initiatives to be put into action to assess the fulfilment of Internet Companies in their commitments, particularly through providing empirical evidence, and the need to advocate for greater transparency of the process...