Press Conference for the Presentation of the 2012 Report 

Athens – The Racist Violence Recording Network[*]is organizing a Press Conferencefor the presentation of racist motivated incidents recorded by its members during 2012.

The Press Conference will take place

on Wednesday, 24 April 2013, at 12.30 p.m.,

at Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers - ESIEA

(Akadimias 20, 1st floor)


Speakers at the Press Conference:


  • Head      of the UNHCR Office in Greece, Giorgos Tsarbopoulos
  • President      of the National Commission for Human Rights, Kostis Papaioannou
  • President      of the Greek Forum for Refugees, Yunus Muhammadi
  • Member      of the Network’s working group for legal issues relating to racist crime

 Journalist Prokopis Doukas will coordinate the discussion.


For further information, please contact: Eleni Takou, 210.7233216, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Note: Simultaneous interpretation will not be provided.

[*] The Racist Violence Recording Network was created on October 2011 through the initiative of the UNHCR office in Greece and the National Commission for Human Rights. The following non-governmental organizations and other bodies, which provide legal, medical, social or other support services and come into contact with racist violence victims, participate currently to the Network: Aitima, Antigoni – Information and Documentation Centre on Racism, Arsis, Doctors of the World, Amnesty International, Network for the Social Support of Refugees and Migrants, Hellenic League for Human Rights, Greek Helsinki Monitor, Greek Council for Refugees, Greek Forum of Migrants, Greek Forum of Refugees, Hellenic Red Cross, Human Rights Commission of the Bar Association of Rhodes, Positive Voice, Medical Intervention, “Babel” Day Centre, World Without War and Violence, Movement for the Support of Refugee and Migrant Rights (Patras), LATHRA? Solidarity Committee for Chios refugees, METAdrasi, Ecumenical Refugee Program, Group of Lawyers for the Rights of Refugees and Migrants, Group of Lawyers for the Support of Refugee and Migrant Rights (Thessaloniki), Lesbian and Gay Community in Greece, Association of Afghans United in Greece, Forum of Migrants in Crete, Colour Youth, i-RED Institute for Rights, Equality and Diversity, PRAKSIS, YsMedia, as well as the Greek Ombudsman as an observer.


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