More reports on discrimination on the internet

At the hotline for discrimination on the internet MiND in 2016 more reports arrived.

In total there were 918, especially about statements on social media. Most of them (283) were about Facebook.

Was most frequently reported discrimination on grounds of origin. However, in 2016 more discrimination on the grounds of religion. Because of the sometimes heated discussions about the arrival of refugees are reports on discrimination against refugees specifically laid down for the first time. 22% of all reports went on discrimination against refugees, as much as on discrimination against Moroccans.

Since the hotline was established in 2013, the number of notifications is rising steadily. In 2015 registered MiND 652 reports of discrimination.

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