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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


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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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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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.

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

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