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He got beaten in Attica Square because he said he is from Syria

Before the shock from the racist attack against the 14-year-old Afghan subsided, a new racist attack was recorded. It took place yesterday, tuesday and the victim this time was a 20-year-old Syrian in Attica Square.

According to Médecins du Monde, the young man was attacked as he was exiting the underground station of Attica Square. He was approached by five men dressed in black, they asked him where he is from and then beat him violently.

After the attack the 20-year-old was taken by some compatriots of his to the surgery of  ‘Doctors of the world’ [Médecins du Monde] at Koumoundourou Square to receive first aid treatment.

According to Greek Police’s announcement, immediate and thorough investigastion of the case has been ordered by the Department for Racist Violence from the Security department of Attica Headquarters.

[Translated from ‘Ethnos’ newspaper, 15/05/2013, found online at: http://www.ethnos.gr/article.asp?catid=22768&subid=2&pubid=63827983]

source: I cant relax in Greece

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