Victims Data
Victims Nationality/Ethnic Origin Algerian, Egyptian
Victims Gender Male
Victims Age 26-35
Victims Number 3
Fatalities - deaths N/A
Perpetrators Data
Perpetrators Nationality/Ethnic Origin Greek
Perpetrator Gender N/A
Perpetrator Age N/A
Perpetrators Number 24
Extremist/Organised Group Violence Yes

Two Algerian immigrants were attacked by four men with iron bars and knives in Chania, Crete on Sunday morning of 17 June 2012, day of the repeat national elections. The perpetrators also took the victims' clothes, mobile phones and money [1].

The next day, a 27 year-old Egyptian immigrant was attacked by a group oif 20 persons with iron bars causing him serious injuries resulting in endangering his life and finally losing a kidney. Witnesses denounce that the attack was made by neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party supporters  [2].


  1. TVXS, 18.06.2012, Κρήτη: Επίθεση σε μετανάστες - Απειλές από Χρυσαυγίτες στην ΑΝΤΑΡΣΥΑ (Crete: Attack on immigrants - Threats to ANTARSYA from Golden Dawn members),, Accessed on 19.06.2012.
  2. TVXS, 19.06.2012, Νέα επίθεση κατά μετανάστη στα Χανιά: Έχασε το ένα του νεφρό (New attack on immigrant in Chania: He lost one of his kidneys),, Accessed on 19.06.2012.