• THE TRIAL

    THE TRIAL

    In September 2013, immediately after the murder of Pavlos Fyssas, the Greek Police arrested the leadership of Golden Dawn, as well as tens of its party officials and members, who were involved in the criminal activities included in the huge case file. After a long inquest which lasted 9 months, the Court of Appeal decided with irrevocable decree that 69 individuals, including all of Golden Dawn’s Parliamentary Group from the 2012 elections, will stand trial charged with participation in a criminal organisation.

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  • THE INITIATIVE

    THE INITIATIVE

    Golden Dawn Watch is an initiative to monitor the trial against Golden Dawn, organised by the Hellenic League for Human Rights, the Greek Observatory against Fascism and Racist Speech in the Media, which works as part of the Educational Foundation of ESIEA (Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers), the Antifascist League of Athens and Piraeus, and the City of Athens Migrants’ Integration Council. The main aspect of this initiative is the website goldendawnwatch.org, which will be managed by an editorial group.

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UPDATES

day-to-day monitoring

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    DAY 223: “THEY STARTED RUNNING WHEN THE HEARD THEM CRY ‘YOU KILLED THE LAD’”

    223th Hearing, Women’s Wing, Korydallos Prison, February 7th, 2017 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session, until all audience seats in the courtroom are filled. Few journalists and spectators showed up

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    DAY 222: “if he was a Pakistani we were to throw him into the sea”

    222nd Hearing, Women’s Wing of Korydallos Prison, February 6th, 2018 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session, until all audience seats in the courtroom are filled. There were few journalists and

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    DAY 221: Dismissal of requests to cross examine witnesses

    221st Hearing, Court of Appeals, February 2nd, 2018 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session, until all audience seats in the courtroom are filled. There were many journalists and spectators in

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    Day 220: “there are common practices, structure, organization, and discipline”

    220th Hearing, Women’s Wing of Korydallos Prison, January 31st, 2018 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session, until all audience seats in the courtroom are filled. Few journalists and spectators showed

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    Day 218: “They made people afraid, recalling the German Occupation,

    218th Hearing, Women’s Wing, Korydallos Prison, January 25th, 2018 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session. Few journalists and spectators showed up in court today. II. Presence and representation of the

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    DAY 216: ADJOURNMENT DUE TO ILLNESS

    216th Hearing, Court of Appeals, January 22nd, 2018 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session, until all audience seats in the courtroom are filled. There were many journalists and spectators in

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    Day 211: “Perpetrators of racist crimes enjoy what they do, they are not ashamed”

    211st Hearing, Women’s Wing, Korydallos Prison, January 8th, 2018 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session. There was significant audience presence in the courtroom, but not many members of the press.

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    Day 209: The attacks were decided in the higher echelons of the organization

    209th Hearing, Women’s Wing, Korydallos Prison, December 15th, 2017 I. Access to the Court The courtroom remains open to the public upon presentation of a state ID card, which is retained by court authorities for the duration of the session, until all audience seats in the courtroom are filled. The courtroom’s seats today were filled

SUPPORT

Ten people will follow the trial minute by minute, from the first day to the last. Because publicity is a fundamental way to guarantee that Golden Dawn’s actions are uncovered and remain in the light. Because fear does not stop us, it drives us on. We need your financial support now. Because this trial concerns us all.

Until the launching of our crowdfunding campaign you can give your donation using the following Bank account for Golden Dawn Watch:
Piraeus Bank | 50 5001 3207 041 | IBAN GR44 0172 0500 0050 5001 3207 041 | PIRGRAA