A violent xenophobic attacks,unidentified assailants have thrown petrol bombs, fireworks and stones at migrants’ tents in Souda, on the Greek island of Chios, where from yesterday there are protests against the migrants. About 150 migrants – mostly Syrians – were forced to run away. This was written by various international media, including the BBC. In the attack were destroyed fifty tents and shacks and, despite the cold, many refugees will be forced to spend the night at the ice.
Wounded a refugee and two humanitarian workers
During the attack a refugee he was injured in the head by a stone cast on him. Also two humanitarian workers who work among the refugees were injured in the field that is home to about 4,000 refugees: About 60% of the Souda refugees and migrants are Syrians, 20% Iraqis, 10% North Africans and 10% other nationalities. Several tents, including one housing 50 people, were damaged in the violence, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says. “The volunteers have tried to compensate by erecting a small tent city outside Souda and they have appealed the police to supervise the area.”
Xenophobic Golden Dawn party behind the attacks
According to Greek media, the Greek extreme right Golden Dawn is behind the attack who would have been a retaliation to the theft in which four foreigners (apparently three Algerians and an Iranian) who yesterday had robbed a store fireworks. Golden Dawn was the only party in Greece to support President Trump in tempore non suspecto. Now the leaders of the party rejoice: “The wind that blows in the United States will arrive in Europe – said the spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris – a patriot president won. Americans, like the Greeks, they want to be the master and not guests in their home. Trump will send home thousands of illegal immigrants. And so we will do once we’ll get the government. ” The number two of Golden Dawn is currently on trial for conspiracy in the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas.