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Human rights report slams Greece over extreme-right violence and press freedom

A slap in the face of Greece is the annual report issued by independent organization Freedom House for the promotion of democracy and human rights. Greece received a downward trend due to “significant upsurge in right-wing violence, led by the Golden Dawn party, against immigrant groups, their supporters, and the political left, as well as a lack of effective police protection from this violence.” Greece was assessed by 41 points compared to 30 in 2012 and it holds the 85th place among 197 countries surveyed. Read the rest of the report here

 

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