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Racism, Exploitation, Violence: The Reality of Migrants’ Lives in Greece (Huffington Post UK)

Greece: idyllic country of picturesque islands and sparkling seas that welcomes strangers, or land of serious human rights abuses and growing violence and xenophobia? While there is no doubt about the loveliness of Greece’s landscapes, something brutal is going on behind the beauty.

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Last week Greece’s international image took a serious knock when 200 Bangladeshi workers at a strawberry farm were shot at, allegedly by their bosses, for demanding the pay – a little over three Euros an hour – they’d been owed for seven months. Eight of them were seriously injured. [...]

(Read the full report on the website of Huffington Post UK: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/kate-allen/greece-migrants-racism_b_3145221.html)

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