European Parliament resolution on homophobic and transphobic hate speech

On 14 March 2013 the European Parliament called for a ban on homophobic and transphobic hate crime/speech.

In its resolution the European Parliament called for  homophobic and transphobic hate crime and speech to be criminalised across the European Union (EU).

Currently EU law criminalises only racist and xenophobic speech and crime in the 2008 Framework Decision on combating racism and xenophobia.

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