CHRISTIANS are twice as likely to be victims of hate crimes than Muslims in Spain.
There were 57 attacks recorded against Christians in 2018, compared to 29 against Muslims and 8 against Jews last year in Spain.
The shocking figures were found by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.
Marcia Garcia, president of the Observatory for Religious Freedom (OLRC), which released the figures, said: “Christians are discriminated against and sometimes even physically attacked violently and their churches suffer vandalism and desecration continuously.”
Recorded incidents of attacks on believers’ religious freedom are also increasing. There were 200 reported cases last year compared to 166 in 2017.
The majority of these reported cases were against Christians.