Cooperation between criminal justice agencies and civil society in combating hate crime
This chapter examines the relationship between criminal justice agencies and civil society in efforts to combat hate crime. It notes the difficulties faced and co-operation required in attempts to recognise the rights of hate crime victims. This involves an analysis of the work being done at a European level to encourage the involvement of civil society experts and how this might lead to better recording of hate crimes. As such this has meant a recognition of the unique knowledge and expertise that civil society organisations possess and how this can be effectively utilised.
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