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August 14, 2012
Such attacks are unacceptable and the authorities must do all within their power to calm their rise.
Press Release
August 8, 2012

A large number of the 7,500 foreign nationals arrested in Athens over the last few days are reported to be of Asian, African and North African origin.

Amnesty in the News
July 3, 2012
The Washington Post

Amnesty International charged in a report Tuesday that Greek police often use violence against demonstrators, migrants and detained suspects.

Press Release
July 3, 2012

Police in Greece are responding to largely peaceful demonstrations with routine acts of violence, while Greek authorities continue to brush off the incidents.

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