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August 06, 2013

Letter Urges Obama to Raise Antisemitism and Hate Crime with Greek Prime Minister

In a letter, Human Rights First’s President and CEO Elisa Massimino urged President Obama to raise Greece’s struggles to combat antisemitism and hate crime during his meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras tomorrow. Greece has seen a resurgence of violent antisemitic incidents in recent years, and the Golden Dawn, an antisemitic political party, holds seven percent of seats in the Greek Parliament while blatantly engaging in xenophobic rhetoric.

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