Greece: Swedish tourist attacked and injured by group for being gay

Posted on April 9, 2013 • Filed under: Greece, Tourist Attacked, Tourist Injured, Tourist Warning

According to, “Stafilidis, who was accompanied by a friend, initially thought that the three masked men following them were going to rob them. However, the black-clothed men started yelling homophobic insults at Stafilidis and his friend, calling them “dirty faggots”, and started punching and kicking them on the head and body. They then fled the scene without stealing anything from their victims. The number of violent attacks on homosexuals has risen in Greece since the debt-crisis started three years ago.” Read Article

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