Attacks on democracy

Xenophobic violence has reached tragic proportions in Greece, and Europe has a responsibility to act.

A Senegalese asylum-seeker attacked in Athens by a gang of thugs spoke for many when he told me: “We take Europe as an example for democracy and solidarity. Now, if we, who live here among you, if we get killed on the street like chickens …I think it’s a pity for the Europeans.” I had to agree. 

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