Additionally, CRIF contributed an analysis of anti-Semitic acts and threats to the NCCHR's 2006 annual report.
The NCCHR report noted that the number of anti-Semitic threats and insults committed by those of "Arab-Muslim" background increased from 99 in 2005 to 115 in 2006, an increase of 16 percent.
The NCCHR report stated that "despite a significant response on the part of Government authorities," there is still much work that remains, particularly in creating a comprehensive strategy that includes judicial, educational, and public relations elements to fight racism, anti-Semitism, and xenophobia.
The NCCHR report stated, "despite the efforts deployed to fight racism, anti-Semitism, and xenophobia, there is still a long way to go." Specifically, the NCCHR noted a "lifting of the taboo" against racist attitudes, as evidenced by polls indicating that one in three citizens admits to being at least "a little" racist, up from 25 percent in the 2004 report.
Additionally, CRIF contributed an analysis of anti-Semitic acts and threats in the NCCHR's 2005 annual report.
However, the situation improved in 2005, during which, according to the NCCHR, there were 470 racist acts recorded, a decrease of 22 percent from the 600 committed in 2004.
The Justice Ministry reported in the NCCHR report that 95percent of incidents prosecuted resulted in some form of punishment.
Additionally, the CRIF contributed an analysis of anti-Semitic acts and threats in the NCCHR's 2004 annual report.
According to the NCCHR, there were 595 racist acts recorded in 2004, up sharply from the 232 committed in 2003.
According to the NCCHR
, 29 of 36 violent racist attacks and 105 out of 137 racist threats in 2003 were directed at the North African (largely Muslim) population.