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Athens New Year celebration: Shameful racist rand against little girl

The celebrations in downtown Athens on the New Year’s Eve triggered a racist rand against a 10-year-old girl and the waving of Palestinian flags by the audience. Exciting little girl on stage during the countdown The feast was organized by the new major of Greek capital Haris Doukas (PASOK) and …

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Racist students with hoods drag 14-year-old pupil out of classroom in Central Greece

A 14-year-old student fell victim of an unprecedented and horrifying racist attack at a high school of Istiaia, in central Greece. The boy was dragged outside the classroom by a group of older students wearing hoods. According to the mother’s complaint to newspaper avgi,, initially a group of 5-6 youngsters …

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Racists in Volos create “association of hunters of illegal migrants” on FB

Racists in Volos, Central Greece, have created an group on Facebook with the despicable name “Association of hunters of illegal migrants.” Theis aim is reportedly to “clean Volos of migrants” and to travel to Evros to help the national guards to prevent illegal entries. Through their Facebook page they invited …

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Policemen suspended for having slapped 11-year-old boy (video)

Four policemen have suspended from duty after a video caught one of them slapping an 11-year-old boy in Menidi suburb of western Athens. The incident became known after the father brought the beaten and terrified to a hospital and a medical worker posted the case on social media. According to …

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Greek Helsinki Monitor sues ex PM Samaras over “racist” statements

The Greek Helsinki Monitor has filed two lawsuits against former prime minister, Antonis Samaras, and current Shipping Minister, Yannis Plakiotis, for “spreading false news on racist motives and public incitement to discrimination and hatred against refugees.” The lawsuits refer to a speech by Samaras at the New Democracy congress on …

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New Democracy member calls Iranian refugee a “monkey”

Theodoros Giannaros, member of ruling conservative New Democracy party and the party’s working group for Health launched a vicious racist attack on a refugee, describing him as a “monkey”. Arash Hampay, a refugee from Iran living in Greece, posted a photo on twitter and wrote: “Fascists, I’m OK with my …

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Iraqi refugee family target of Molotov cocktail bombs attack in Thessaloniki

Unknown perpetrators staged an attack with Molotof cocktail bombs against an apartment where refugees from Iraq have been living in Neapoli, Thessaloniki, northern Greece. At the time of the attack, two women and eight children aged 1 to 15 years, were sleeping inside the home, state broadcaster ERT TV reported. …

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Anti-Racism Campaign “ValtousX – X Them Out” – The Black Map of Athens

Campaign “Valtous X” “X Them Out” has been designed to identify undeclared crimes associated with racist attacks in the public places of the Greek capital Athens. Campaign Valtous X or The Black Map of Athens is a joint initiative by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Greece’s office, and the HumanRights360, a …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo “sad and disappointed” after racist attack against his brother

“Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo could not remain silent to the despicable racist attack by a sports presenter against his brother Thanassis after a Panathinaikos-Olympiakos match a few days ago. “If this can happen to Thanassis, who proudly represents National Greece and Panathinaikos, I can not imagine what other colored people …

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