MEDIA

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Golden Dawn trial disrupted after tensions lead to scuffles

Source: ekathimerini Judges hearing an ongoing case against the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party had to leave the courtroom on Tuesday after scuffles broke out between the plaintiffs’ and defendants’ supporters. Tuesday’s hearing related to an attack by suspected Golden Dawn members on a branch of Antipnoia in June 2008, in which two members of the

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Patra mayor vows to keep fighting neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

Patra Mayor Costas Peletidis was cheered by a crowd of supporters on Monday as he left a courtroom in the western city following the postponement of his trial on charges of violation of duty. The charges were brought against Peletidis in 2015 by Michalis Arvanitis, then a would-be MP for Golden Dawn, after the mayor

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How the rise of Donald Trump has re-energised Greece’s neo-Nazis

By Anthee Carassava Source: The Independent Greece’s most prominent neo-Nazi movement says it has found a new surge in support following Donald Trump’s election as US President, and that his ban on travellers from some Muslim-majority countries “validates” the group’s far-right views. Stirring a hardline, nationalistic element in Greece, the new President’s controversial immigration ban

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Far-right MP storms Athens school over refugee classes

Golden Dawn politician and his far-right supporters threaten staff for plans to offer classes to refugee children. Dozens of far-right supporters led by a member of Greece’s parliament have stormed a school in the capital, Athens, threatening staff over plans to provide classes to refugee children, according to Greek officials. Yiannis Lagos, an MP with

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Greece’s Trade Unionists Stand Against Fascists

KEVIN OVENDEN AN IMAGE of Adolf Hitler, his right hand upturned giving the fuehrer’s salute. “Millions stand behind me!” — his boastful slogan. To complete the photomontage, towering behind him the outsized cutout of a German capitalist stuffing millions of Reichsmarks into Hitler’s palm. ?? The Meaning of the Hitler Salute is one of the

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Interview: Golden Dawn and the Revival of European Fascism

As the ongoing Golden Dawn trial exposes the extent of fascist reach in Greece, teleSUR talks to prosecution lawyer Thanasis Kampagiannis about the importance of anti-fascist movements and just how deep state collaboration with Golden Dawn goes. There is a common thread that runs from France’s National Front to the U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump:

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MICHALOLIAKOS’ CONFESSION

17 September 2015 Emboldened by the release of Ioannis Lagos, the last Golden Dawn MP held on remand pending trial, the criminal organisation of Golden Dawn has begun to capitalise on its crimes, attempting to attract publicity for its election campaign. In publicly accepting the “political responsibility” for the murder of Pavlos Fyssas, Golden Dawn