On December 12, the trial of three of the attackers of Afghan asylum seeker. But according to Human Rights Watch is the first of its kind since 1999, when racist attacks are increasing in Greece and Athens in particular. The Pakistani community has recorded 60 attacks against Pakistanis in the first quarter of 2011. In April, a local Somali community was attacked and vandalized, and 10 people were injured. In May, the race riots led to the hospitalization of at least 25 people, and perhaps to death (the link between the death and the riots is not certain).
The main right-wing party, LAOS, participates in the new Greek government where it holds three ministries, including defense.