Update: After two days of tension, racist attacks continued tonight in the capital City of Athens, raising the toll of wounded immigrants to 17 (12 stabbed). While the attention of the Media and the broad audience was directed to Eurovision, thugs of the Nazi group Hrisi Avgi (Golden Dawn) attacked immigrantrs in various neighborhoods of Athens, causing what will probably be characterized as the worst day in regards to Hate crimes for the past 30 years in the country’s history.
Demonstration for stabbed Greek turns into riots and racist acts
A gathering of roughly 1000 citizens at the point where the 44-year-old Greek man was stabbed, at dawn last Tuesday, turned into riots with anarchists and acts of racism. A gathering of around 1000 citizens at the point where the 44 year old Greek man was stabbed at dawn last Tuesday, turned into riots with anarchists from Villa Amalias squat and into racist action in the center of the Greek capital. Participants were holding Greek flags, were shouting slogans against migrants, communists and anarchists, and were singing the national anthem of Greece. During the protest march in Athens center, they attacked immigrants who were on their way.
After the incidents, a number of migrants were transferred to the Hospital.