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Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship

Making citizens’ lives easier


Protecting victims of crime

Factsheet (published December 2010) pdf - 88 KB [88 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr)

Watch the Video: "Supporting victims of crime"

Julie was a victim of fraud in Malta. Her rights were not fully explained to her and as a result she never received any translation or interpretation during proceedings – she did not even know the outcome of the trial.

Which action(s) did the 2010 EU Citizenship Report foresee?

What is the progress?

A proposal was put forward on 18 May 2011. It is now being debated in the European Parliament and by the Member States in the Council in view of its adoption.

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