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“I was beaten up. The bullies left so cool and one was telling another that they had beaten a “vagabond”. Dioni, victim of an aporophobia aggression.”

Dioni,
victim of aggression by aporophobia.

47% OF THE HOMELESS PEOPLE HAVE BEEN VICTIMS OF A HATE CRIME. THE PENAL CODE MUST BE CHANGED IN ORDER TO INCLUDE APOROPHOBIA AS AN AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE.

Hate crimes against homeless people are a violation of human rights with a terrible physical and emotional impact on the victims.

From the Hatento Observatory (LINK) we carry out social research to obtain reliable data guiding the work against aporophobia hate crimes. We train other public and third sector organizations on these matters and we advocate with decision-taking politicians and the media to change this painful reality.

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of homeless people has been physically aggressed because of hate

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of hate crimes documented by Hatento the attackers carried intimidating elements.

One out of three homeless people has been insulted or suffered from degrading treatment.

In 2015 the Hatento Observatory carried out a social research to know which the impact of aporophobia hate crimes in Spain is.

In 2016 we carried out in-depth interviews with people who had suffered hate crimes.

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