GREEK PEOPLE REMAIN PASSIONATE ABOUT SOLIDARITY WITH MIGRANTS


A recent survey in Greece shows that Greeks are mostly empathetic towards migrants and refugees. This report demonstrates that despite deep frustrations - with the EU, the government, the economy and immigration - Greeks are more likely to express empathy towards refugees than to blame them for their circumstances. Nearly half of the population has had contact with refugees in recent years, far more than in other parts of Europe. Overall, most Greeks support the principle of asylum and believe that compassion and solidarity are important expressions of what it means to be Greek, with positive feelings for migrants outnumbering negative feelings by far.


The report is available here (English Only): https://moreincommon.squarespace.com/greece-report1. Thanks to our friends from RefuComm for informing us about this report

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