A third of Moroccans have been victims

Racial discrimination – Color discrimination

From the data collected for this report, it appears that there is a gap between how citizens in the region view racial discrimination and how they view discrimination against black people.

Most Tunisian (80%), Iraqi (67%) and Jordanian (63%) Palestinian (59%), Sudanese (58%) citizens and almost half of Lebanese (49%) and Libyan (48%) citizens said that racial discrimination is a serious problem in their country.

But only in Tunisia (63%) and Sudan (63%) did citizens say that discrimination against black people is a major or moderate problem. Less than half see it in Libya (45%), Lebanon (45%), Morocco (43%), and Iraq (31%) as a problem, while in Palestine, Jordan and Egypt, less than a quarter of respondents say the same.

In detail, and in Tunisia, 57% believe that racial discrimination and racism against black people is a problem, compared to 45% in Sudan, 31% in Lebanon, 30% in Libya, 27% in Iraq, 26 % in Morocco, 16% in Palestine, 15% in Jordan and 3% in Egypt.

In addition, 43% of Moroccans consider that racial discrimination or racism against black people is not a problem, compared to 25% in Sudan, 38% in Lebanon, 34% in Libya, 28% in Iraq, 14% in Tunisia, 32% in Palestine, 34% in Jordan and 79% in Egypt.

For those who consider racial discrimination a problem, unlike racism against black people, this rate rises to 8% in Morocco, 11% in Sudan, 16% in Lebanon, 18% in Libya , 40% in Iraq, 19% in Tunisia, 43% in Palestine, 46% in Jordan and 5% in Egypt.

In addition, 15% of Moroccans consider racial discrimination against black people to be a problem, but not racial discrimination, compared to 18% in Sudan, 14% in Lebanon and Libya, 4% in Iraq, .6% in Tunisia, 7% in Palestine, 2% in Jordan and 3% in Egypt.

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