xenophobia

Golden Dawn Holds Rallies Near Refugee Hotspots on Aegean Islands

On Tuesday Ilias Kasidiaris, a senior member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party conveyed the party's xenophobic rhetoric regarding refugees. The speech took place at a rally on the Greek Aegean island of Chios, where there are currently 2,686...

Commissioner Avramopoulos Stresses that EU Member States Must Work Together to Resolve Refugee Crisis

"The walls and fences take us back to the deeply divided postwar Europe of the past," EU Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Sunday in an interview with Realnews newspaper. Avramopoulos expressed his optimism over the refugee relocation program...

UN High Commissioner for Refugees: We are Facing the Worst Humanitarian Crisis Since WWII

"What Greece is faced with is not fair," the representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Melissa Fleming on Tuesday said in an interview with ANA-MPA. Regarding the new restrictions some countries imposed on refugee flows, she said...

Syrian Refugees Having a Hard Time In Greece

As the civil war in Syria gets worse day by day, the number of refugees who seek better luck has been constantly increasing. The host countries in Europe and the Middle East have grown uneasy over the new arrivals....

Xenophobia Rises in Greece

They hoped that they would find in Europe the promised land. But they were confronted with xenophobia, racism and Golden Dawn. The German weekly news magazine, Der Spiegel, published the article, A getaway from xenophobia, on the attacks against...

Trial on Assault Against Afghani Asylum Seeker Begins

The trial of the two men and one woman accused of brutally beating and stabbing Ali Rahimi, a 24-year-old asylum seeker, in Athens on September 16, has begun on December 12. This will be the first trail since 1999...