Victims Data
Victims Nationality/Ethnic Origin Indian, Pakistani
Victims Gender Male
Victims Age N/A
Victims Number N/A
Fatalities - deaths N/A
Perpetrators Data
Perpetrators Nationality/Ethnic Origin Greek
Perpetrator Gender Male
Perpetrator Age N/A
Perpetrators Number N/A
Extremist/Organised Group Violence Yes

Several far right-wing groups have repeatedly attacked immigrants throughtout Greece, following the mass expulsion operation "Xenios Zeus" run by the police in the wider Athens area. According to recordings made by the Union of Migrant Workers, more that 500 immigrants have been attacked with iron bars, bruss knuckles, and knives during the last six months in various parts of Greece.

On 08.08.2012 in Rethymno (Crete), five (5) unknown persons in a rural truck stopped at a bus stop, where four (4) indians were waiting and attacked them with knives.

In Heraklion (Crete), a clash betweenm Greeks and Pakistanis occured on the evening of 11.08.2012 and ended in the arrest of a Greek and a Pakistani. According to the police, a group of youngsters passed from an area, where  some Pakistani immigrants, leaving nearby, were gathered and stared quarelling. Police arrested a young Grrek who attacked a person with an iron bar and a Pakistani who had no papers.

Some days ago, a group of bikers attacked foreigners with iron bars in Lykovrisi (Athens), seriously injuring the 17 year-old Ali Sofian who was hospitalized for a week [1]


  1. Ta Nea, 13.08.2012, Πέμπτη φάλαγγα εναντίον "Ξένιου Δία" (5th Phalanx against "Xenios Zeus"),, Accessed on 13.08.2012.