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Greece: Tourist from U.S. beaten, killed on Greek island (July 2017)

aol.com / The parents of a young tourist beaten to death in Greece said their son was more comfortable overseas because of the racial tensions in America.

“He just felt it was safer over in Europe and overseas in general. He said with the climate for African-America males in the U.S. that he just felt more comfortable overseas,” Jill Henderson said during an appearance on CBS This Morning.

The parents of a young tourist beaten to death in Greece said their son was more comfortable overseas because of the racial tensions in America.

Her son, Bakari Henderson, was killed in July on the Greek island of Zakynthos — a hot spot for many tourists. Video from a nearby surveillance camera sees the 22-year-old traveler fleeing a mob of attackers in the seconds before his assailants force him to the ground. He died from severe head injuries after the beating. Read Article

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Greece: German Tourist Missing in Sitia

chaniapost.eu reported officers from Sitia Police and local Fire Service are looking for a 51 year old woman from Germany, who is missing since last night. She was living temporary at Kato Zakros, Sitia, Lassithi. Her relatives and citizens of Worth the. Keep but hair cialis for women the a swipe that visible not pharmacy [...]

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Athens Greece: thousands protest in streets in protests of far-right Golden Dawn Party

The alleged murder of a leftist rapper by a neo-Nazi has shocked Greece, where thousands have taken to the streets to protest the rise of the far-right Golden Dawn party. Athens says it is determined to take action. As Pavlos Fyssas was laid to rest in Athens on Thursday morning, thousands of Greeks took to [...]

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Pakistani migrant robbed and raped in Greece

According to ekathimerini.com police in Aitoloacarnania, western Greece, arrested two men on Thursday, a 24-year-old Indian and a 26-year-old Pakistani national, suspected of raping and robbing a 16-year-old Pakistani migrant. The victim told officers that the 24-year-old had told him to visit a stable in the area where he could find work. After arriving at [...]

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Greece: Tourist bus catches fire on Crete

According to greekreporter.com, a tourist bus burst into flames while it was moving on the highway, late on the night of Aug. 25 near Kalives, in Chania regional unit, on the island of Crete. Immediately, the alarm sounded at the police department of the region and two vehicles of the Fire Brigade rushed to spot [...]

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Greece: Fire at Santorini power station leaves many travelers in the dark

The Guardian reports that visitors to the Greek resort of Santorini are facing the prospect of candlelit dinners with warm beer after a power-station fire left the island without electricity at the peak of the tourist season. Greece’s power network administrator said Tuesday’s blaze had been extinguished and efforts were being made to gradually restore [...]

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Greece: Italian woman dies after being strangled by her scarf while riding a quad bike

According to adnkronos.com, an Italian woman’s body was due to be returned to Italy this week after she was strangled by her sarong in freak accident on a quad bike while vacationing in Greece. Twenty-two-year-old Giulia Grasso was believed to have been wearing the sarong as a scarf as she rode the quad bike on [...]

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Greece: Tourist in Crete injured by stray bullet

According to greekreporter.com, a tourist on holiday on the Greek island of Crete, was enjoying his drink at the bar of the hotel he is staying. Suddenly, he felt an intense burning pain in his leg. The hotel owner called a doctor, who found the tourist had been injured by a bullet. The tourist was [...]

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Five Syrian refugees drown en route to Greece

Peopledaily.com.cn reports that the Greek Coast Guard found on Friday five bodies, two children among them, who are believed to have drown off the south eastern Aegean Sea island of Kos after the sinking of a boat carrying illegal immigrants to Greece from neighbouring Turkey. Based on the testimony of a Syrian man who was [...]

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Greece: Elderly Norwegian tourist drowns off Chania beach

Greekreporter.com reports that there was widespread panic on Agia Marina beach in Chania when the wife of a drowning man started calling out for help. Her 71-year-old husband was unconscious when he was pulled out of the water just before one o’clock after noon. The elderly, who was from Norway, probably suffered a heart attack [...]

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