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Greece: Golden Dawn rally against refugees in Piraeus01:30

Greece: Golden Dawn rally against refugees in Piraeus

Greece, Piraeus
April 8, 2016 at 23:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

Around 100 members and supporters of the Greek far-right party Golden Dawn held an anti-refugee protest near Korais Square in Piraeus, Friday.

The rally was reportedly aimed against refugees located at the Piraeus port as well as what protesters claim is the 'Islamisation of Europe'.

A large number of riot police were deployed on site as a counter-rally by leftist activists and supporters of the movement 'United Against Racism and the Fascist Threat' was also held nearby.

The two groups eventually met with scuffles breaking out. Riot police was forced to use stun grenades and tear gas to restore calm and separate the two sides.

Greece: Golden Dawn rally against refugees in Piraeus01:30
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Around 100 members and supporters of the Greek far-right party Golden Dawn held an anti-refugee protest near Korais Square in Piraeus, Friday.

The rally was reportedly aimed against refugees located at the Piraeus port as well as what protesters claim is the 'Islamisation of Europe'.

A large number of riot police were deployed on site as a counter-rally by leftist activists and supporters of the movement 'United Against Racism and the Fascist Threat' was also held nearby.

The two groups eventually met with scuffles breaking out. Riot police was forced to use stun grenades and tear gas to restore calm and separate the two sides.

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