Clash over refugees in central Athens prompts warnings of far-right resurgence

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Migration, New Democracy, Refugees
Photo by Gerasimos Domenikos/Fosphotos
Photo by Gerasimos Domenikos/Fosphotos

The controversial removal of refugees from temporary accommodation has caused tensions in the centre of Athens, as evicted families sheltering in a square became the focus of demonstrations and counter-demonstrations.

The presence of politicians from the far-right Golden Dawn party and the governing New Democracy party has led to renewed criticism of the government’s treatment of refugees, and speculation about the potential for a revival of the far-right in urban ar...

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