A young Iraqi immigrant was murdered in Athens on Sunday.

Racist violence has escalated in intensity and number in Greece through numerous attacks against migrants and refugees by far-right extremists.

This comes after the last June election in the Greek Parliament of the Neonazi far-right party 'Golden Dawn' (7% and 21 seats) and few days after the implementation of mass arrests of migrants in Athens by the Greek Police.

Widespread xenophobic and racist discourse in the public sphere goes hand-in-hand with the - equally unpunished - hate crimes by young men in black attacking immigrants and refugees.



Overview of the situation in Greece

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