Today is the TDoR, which aims to memorialise and honour trans people who have been victims of homicide, and to raise public awareness of hate crimes against trans people.
ILGA-Europe is organising a working seminar : “Stepping up the fight against hate crimes. Towards an inclusive response to homophobic and transphobic crimes”. Wednesday 10 December 2014 in Brussels.
Deadline for applications: 15 September 2014.
In this section you can read about how ILGA-Europe work to fight hate crime and hate speech.
ILGA-Europe statement regarding the Council of European Union Conclusions on combating hate crimes in the European Union adopted on 5-6 December 2013.
By Professor Steve Peers, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex on behalf of ILGA-Europe.
Today, ILGA-Europe adds its voice to the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.
ILGA-Europe strongly condemns the homophobic and transphobic attacks against peaceful participants in the 17 May event commemorating the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) in Tbilisi, Georgia, and is deeply concerned by ongoing risks for the security and safety of LGBTI individuals in the country.
Major boost to combatting Hate Crime in Europe is given by two year Facing Facts! initiative.