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  • 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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day-to-day monitoring

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    The NSU case in Germany – an overview

    From: Jailgoldendawn Αναδημοσιεύουμε μια αναλυτική μελέτη της δίκης της ναζιστικής τρομοκρατικής οργάνωσης NSU από την δικηγόρο πολιτικής αγωγής Antonia von der Behrens. Θυμίζουμε – μιας και το κείμενο δεν περιλαμβάνει την τελική απόφαση του δικαστηρίου – ότι η Μπεάτε Τσέπε καταδικάστηκε ισόβια για συναυτουργία σε δέκα ανθρωποκτονίες, ένταξη σε τρομοκρατική οργάνωση και εμπρησμό. Ο Ραλφ

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    Fascism Advisory in Effect

    Source: lareviewofbooks.org RIGHT NOW, Greeks who say Adolf Hitler was a “great personality, like [Joseph] Stalin,” and an American who thinks Benito Mussolini is quotable are politicking in the halls of power. From the streets of Athens to Charlottesville, their sinister references are alive and mercilessly kicking, as their followers chant about blood, honor, and

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    Golden Dawn trial enters next phase

    Source: kathimerini.com The long-running trial of MPs and members of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party on Thursday shifted to the next stage of examining hundreds of documents following the completion of testimonies delivered by more than 130 witnesses for the prosecution. After 224 sessions since the launch of the trial in April 2015, the party’s

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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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    Τhe Golden Dawn trial: a major event for democracy in Greece and beyond

    Golden Dawn members and supporters at a rally in Athens, Greece on 29 May 2017. Giorgos Georgiou/NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images. All rights reserved. Source: openemocracy.net   What is at stake with the Golden Dawn trial? The Golden Dawn trial, held in Athens, started in April 2015: the “biggest trial of fascist criminality since Nuremberg”, a unique

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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

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