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Life sentence for the two murderers of Pakistani migrant Lokman,27

An Athens court sentenced to life imprisonment and additional 32 months imprisonment Dionysis Liakopoulos and Christos for the cold-blooded murder of Sachzat Lokman, 27,  of Pakistani origin. The murder took place a year ago in Petralona suburb of Athens. The two men are also being defendants for the case of …

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Athens: Afghan boy, 14, victim of racist attack

A shocking racist attack took place on Easter Monday (May 6, 2013) in the centre of Athens. Victim is a 14-year-old boy from Afghanistan. the boy reported he was attacked by a group of men dressed in black outside the metro station of Attiki square. Greek media report that the group …

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UPD Channel 4: Greek student films the true face of Golden Dawn

National Film and Television student Konstantinos Georgousis spent a month in summer 2012 filming members of extreme-right party Golden Dawn – wandering through the streets of Athens, harassing migrants. The result is shocking. So shocking that I refuse to display the video footage here. Speaking to UK Channel 4 News about …

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Greek Police set up phone line to report racist attacks

Greek police started a service where victims and concerned citizens can report incidents of racist attacks. Under telepone number <11414> any Greek or foreigner can report racism motivated attacks. Departments and Offices of Racial Violence Response went in effect on Monday, January 17th 2013. The assigned offices will  collect data …

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US Embassy Issues Travel Safety Advise Over Racist Attacks in Greece

US Embassy in Athens updated its safety and security information on Friday raising the awareness of US citizens of African, Asian, Hispanic or Middle Eastern descent. The American diplomatic mission explained the update with ‘unprovoked harassment and violent attacks against person perceived as foreign migrants.’ US Embassy Excerpt: “Security Message …

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Salamina: Egyptian Migrant Beaten And Tied on a Tree

A shocking picture on Sunday morning:  a man tied with an iron chain on a tree. His beaten face was swollen, he was in a stage of shock. Passers by alarmed the police that needed a special tool to cut the chain and free the unlucky victim of a brutal assault. The man, of Egyptian origin …

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Athens: Angry Mob Destroys Migrants’ Shops – One Migrant Stabbed

The district of Agios Panteleimon turned into a “battlefield” during the last days after the attack against a local hairdresser that sparked a storm of reactions by residents and provided opportunity to right-wing extremists to start violent actions against migrant vendors, with the pictures of the damages to remind one of …

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Chrysi Avgi Raids On Street Vendors Shock And Spark Outcry

The raiding incidents against foreigners are shocking – especially when they are led by elected members of the Greek Parliament. Men in black raid the stands of foreign street vendors, no police is around to hinder them. They do it once, twice, a third time maybe… The incidents cause uproar, …

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Racist Attacks Increase: Iraqi Stabbed to Death in Athens

A 19-year-old Iraqi immigrant died in the hospital after he was stabbed with knives by five unknown assailants riding on motorcycles. The attack took place late Saturday night in the centre of Athens. The assailants had earlier targeted two other foreigners, one from Romania and one from Morocco who managed to escape. Greek …

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Three More Attacks Against Migrants in Athens and Crete

Three more most probably racism-motivated attacks took place in Greece in the last 24 hours. In Crete, a migrant, 25, from Egypt was attacked in the early morning hours of Tuesday at Talos Square in the old city of Chania. Two attackers beat the man with wood and iron sticks. The attackers …

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