Statewatch article: RefNo# 32264
GREECE: Upsurge in hate crime and lack of response threatens democracy, says Council of Europe's human rights commissioner
Statewatch News Online, April 2013
Council of Europe: Commissioner for Human Rights:
- Greece must curb hate crime and combat impunity (press release, link)
- Full report (pdf)

“Democracy in Greece is seriously threatened by the upsurge of hate crime and a weak state response. Sustained and concerted action, notably by the police and the courts, is necessary to protect the rule of law and human rights in the country” said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, publishing a report based on the findings of his visit to Greece from 28 January to 1 February 2013.

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