The Amnesty International Petition for A PROPER INVESTIGATION INTO THE ATTACK OF KONSTANTINA KUNEVA
Posted by clandestina on 8 April 2009
Konstantina Kuneva, a Bulgarian migrant worker and trade union leader received extensive injuries when she was attacked on 22 December 2008 in the Greek capital, Athens. The attack is allegedly connected with her trade union activities, and followed an escalation of tension between Kuneva and her employers.
As a result of the attack in which two men threw sulphuric acid in her face, Konstantina Kuneva has lost the total vision in one eye, and is left with partial vision in the other. Her vocal chords were also seriously damaged. She remained in a comatose state for several days and continues to be hospitalized.