“I went to the police station two days later.... The only thing they asked me is where are you from, what happened....They told me, ‘Ok if we find [them], we will call you, we will try.’ They didn’t give me anything.”

Ali Mohammadi, a 25-year-old Afghan asylum seeker, said a police officer asked him why he had not fought back when he filed a complaint after a group of men attacked him in March 2011 in Aghios Panteleimonas square in Athens.