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Migrants 'terrorised' by Greek crackdown

Africans living in the financial crisis-plagued country say they are worried about anti-immigrant backlash.
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2012 11:20

The UN rapporteur on the human rights of migrants is due to release his findings following a nine-day mission to Greece.

The financial crisis has led to the rise of anti-immigrant sentiment, and Greek police are cracking down on undocumented workers. But migrants living in the country legally say they also are being targeted.

Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from Athens.

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