“War” for the Koran at the centre of Athens http://athens.indymedia.org/front.php3?lang=el&article_id=1034223
There was Fire again in central Athens yesterday afternoon because the police took the Koran from Afghan immigrants near the Omonia square and in front of the eyes of many Muslims tried to destroy it and step on it. Islamofovia is a very widely spread within the Greek Police. Some time later Around 1000 Muslims and members of anti-immigrant organizations demonstrated in the streets , tried to burn a police station and ended up to Constitution Square in front of Parliament. The demo was peaceful mostly but some of them collided with the Police forces causing extensive damage, burning cars and smashing windows of nearby shops. The scenes that unfolded in central Athens was unprecedented, it was the first of its kind and the demonstrators, fell on the shields of the police men, regardless of the danger of injury or arrest. Other, larger group, holding the Koran and prayer to Allah saying curses on the enemies of Islam. The Greek state and police force are following very inhumane anti immigrant policies and are very well known for their brutality against them.