Hate Crime Awareness

GREC are running a Hate Crime Awareness campaign from 14 October to 17 November 2017 – from national Hate Crime Awareness Week (14-21 October) through to the National Anti-Bullying Week (13-17 November).

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Download our Hate Crime Awareness poster here.

Translations: (click to download)

Polish / Polskie
Latvian / Latviešu
Slovak / Slovenský
Hungarian / Magyar
Russian / русский
Portuguese / Português
French / Français


If you have experienced or witnessed hate crime, please report it here.

What is Hate Crime?

Hate crime is any crime motivated by malice or prejudice towards a person because of their:

  • Ethnicity (including nationality).
  • Sexual orientation.
  • Religion / faith / belief.
  • Disability.
  • Transgender identity.

If you need help

GREC offers free counselling for young people and adults.

We also offer support, advice, advocacy and mediation services to all people with protected characteristics (ethnicity, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, transgender identity, age). Please click here for more information, or contact casework@grec.co.uk.


More info from Police Scotland here.

Victim Support Scotland: victimsupportsco.org.uk

Equality and Human Rights Commission: equalityhumanrights.com

Other resources coming soon. 

Prejudice & Discrimination in Aberdeen briefing for April to September 2017