Malmstrom: hate crimes endanger European values

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"We will not remain silent" reads a t-shirt at the site of Pavlos Fyssas' murder in Greece, one of the hate crimes Commissioner Malmstrom talked about.

Commissoner warns that we are seeing a shift in attitudes towards minorities


Each time a hate crime is committed European values are endangered said Cecilia Malmstrom EU Commissioner for Home Affairs on Tuesday. Malmstrom was speaking at a conference  organised by the Fundamental Rights Agency. She added that we are seeing a shift in attitudes towards minorities. 

"Hate crimes attack the core of what we believe in as Europeans," Malmstrom said.  "They undermine values that we hold dear, values we have enshrined in the Treaty on European Union. Respect f...


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