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Golden Dawn: a nazi militia disguised into a “political party”

(Text: Thanasis Kampagiannis, Socialism from Below, September-October 2017. Translated to English by Iannis Delatolas and edited by Kevin Ovenden.) Even if we wanted to forget about the fascist threat for a moment, events in Charlottesville, Virginia in the United States, are an alarm for the danger of re-emerging extreme right across the world. A racist

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Greece mourns slain anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas

A municipal worker cleans near graffiti about the late Greek rapper on September 24, 2014 [Nick Paleologos/SOOC] A self-professed Golden Dawn member stabbed leftist rapper Killah P to death in Piraeus four years ago on September 18.   Source: aljazeera.com Piraeus, Greece – Magda Fyssas walks to the corner of her living room and lights

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In Greece, the Golden Dawn Trial Resumes as Charlottesville Reverberates

Source: humanrightsfirst.org By Teresa Eder Four years ago, the murder of Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas prompted the government to prosecute the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn. The trial is in its third year. Its resumption last week after a summer break went largely unnoticed, although it has been called “the biggest trial of fascist criminality since

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Golden Dawn trial resumes after summer recess

Source: ekathimerini Almost four years after the September 18, 2013, murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas by a self-confessed member of Golden Dawn, the trial into the far-right party’s alleged criminal activities resumed after the summer recess at a specially designed court in Korydallos Prison on Tuesday. The trial prompted by the brutal slaying of the

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GUE/NGL MEPs TO ATTEND THE TRIAL OF GOLDEN DAWN IN KORYDALLOS

27/6/2017 Press Release This week, the trial of Golden Dawn will be attended by a delegation of the GUE/NGL parliamentary group of the European Parliament. Specifically, European Members of Parliament Helmut Scholz (Die Linke, Germany) and Ángela Vallina (Izquierda Unida, Spain), will visit the Women’s wing of Korydallos Prison on 30th June, in order to show

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GOLDEN DAWN MP EJECTED FROM PARLIAMENT FOR VERBAL ASSAULT

Source: ekathimerini.com Guards at Greece’s Parliament had to eject a lawmaker with far-right Golden Dawn on Monday after he violently lashed out at a colleague. Ilias Kasidiaris, accused in the past for his violent response to perceived slights, was ejected after verbally assaulting New Democracy MP Nikos Dendias when the conservative lawmaker walked in front

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Golden Dawn official remanded

Source: ekathmerini.com A 42-year-old member of Golden Dawn charged in connection with the beating of a 24-year-old student last Friday was remanded in custody yesterday after defending himself before an investigating magistrate. The suspect, who works at the neo-Nazi party’s Athens headquarters on Mesogeion Avenue and used to work in GD leader Nikos Michaloliakos’ office

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GD official linked to attack on student given more time to prepare defense

Source: ekathimerini A 42-year-old official of Golden Dawn appeared before an investigating magistrate in connection with the violent beating of a 24-year-old student last Friday and was given until next Wednesday to reappear and defend himself. The suspect, who works at the neo-Nazi party’s Athens headquarters on Mesogeion Avenue and used to work in the

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Golden Dawn MP accused of distributing racist material to pupils

Source: ekathimerini.com Golden Dawn lawmaker Yiannis Sachinidis has been referred to Parliament’s Ethics Committee to respond to accusations that he disseminated racist propaganda to students on a school visit to Parliament. Sachindis was rapped for passing out fliers, calendars and books to students from his constituency of Pella in northern Greece, which contained slogans like