Τhe presentation of Thanassis Kampagiannis at the open discussion “Golden Dawn Trial, an international event. Why does it matter to Greece and beyond”, organized by AnalyzeGreece!, Athens, 6.5.2015.
Thanassis Kampagiannis is a lawyer, civil action representative at the Golden Dawn trial, member of Jail Golden Dawn initiative.
NEW INTERNATIONALIST: Golden Dawn is at the forefront of a trend that has been growing in Europe since the 1990s. This trial is an opportunity for Greece, and thus Europe, to draw a red line.
ALJAZEERA: Thanassis Kabayiannis is confident the end is near for the controversial right-wing political party that has made inglorious headlines since entering the Greek parliament with 18 members of parliament in 2012.
LSE – EUROPP:The trial of several members of the Greek political party Golden Dawn is set to resume on 7 May, with charges ranging from murder to participation in a criminal organisation. Emmanuel Melissaris writes on the legality of the trial and the accusation that it amounts to little more than the political persecution of the party. He argues that despite Golden Dawn’s protestations, from a legal perspective the trial is a legitimate criminal prosecution.
Politico: The Greek far-right party is attempting to hide its roots in Nazi ideology as several party members prepare to go on trial.
EFSYN Journalists themselves number among the organization’s primary targets. Nikos Michaloliakos’ “political” career began four decades ago with a similar attack: the savage lynching of journalist democrats by a neofascist group at the funeral of Evangelos Mallios, one of the military junta’s archtorturers. Michaloliakos was arrested but never tried. The charges against him were dropped
Party chief Nikos Michaloliakos among 69 defendants accused of running criminal organisation that attacked immigrants and opponents
BBC All 18 of Golden Dawn’s MPs in the previous Greek parliament are among the defendants, but only a handful of them were in the specially-built courtroom for the start of the trial.
The New York Times In Greece’s most high-profile political trial in decades, members of the neo-fascist party Golden Dawn appeared in a Greek court
BBC Leaders of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party are among 69 people who have gone on trial on charges including murder and being in a criminal group.