Number of racially motivated crimes rising

Over the last year the number of racially motivated crimes in Slovakia has increased. The police recorded 113 crimes with a racial or similar intolerance motive, news wire SITA reported.

The largest number of racially motivated crimes last year (37) was committed in the Bratislava region, while the lowest number was recorded in the Nitra and Prešov regions (17).

Compiled by Beata Balogová from press reports
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