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Parliament lifts immunity of Golden Dawn MP over punching communist MP

With 205 votes in favor members of the Greek Parliament lifted the parliamentary immunity of Ilias Kasidiaris, Golden Dawn MP and spokesman of the extreme-right party. On 7. June 2012, during a live TV show, Ilias Kasidiaris punched Liana Kanelli, MP from Greek Communist Party (KKE) after he had thrown …

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UPD Channel 4: Greek student films the true face of Golden Dawn

National Film and Television student Konstantinos Georgousis spent a month in summer 2012 filming members of extreme-right party Golden Dawn – wandering through the streets of Athens, harassing migrants. The result is shocking. So shocking that I refuse to display the video footage here. Speaking to UK Channel 4 News about …

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Explosive device blasts outside Golden Dawn offices

A strong explosion occurred at 4 o’ clock on Tuesday morning in the entrance of the building where extreme right-wing Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) has branch offices, at the 17th kilometer of Athens-Corinth highway in  Aspropyrgos, 20 km east of Athens. The explosion was caused by an improvised explosive device, placed …

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Public Order Minister Presents Parliament with Suspected Golden Dawn Crimes

Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias on Tuesday presented Parliament with a list of violent and criminal acts that have been attributed to deputies and officials of the ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn in police reports from around the country. The lengthy document was submitted to the House following calls for an …

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SYRIZA MP: “Greeks Face an Unprecedented Humanitarian Catastrophe”

“Greeks face an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe as health, education and public administration collapse, salaries and pensions shrink, while the unemployment is on the rise with one out of two young people without job,” Rena Dourou, MP from left-wing SYRIZA, told Austrian newspaper “Wiener Zeitung“. “The policies of IMF bring nothing except deeper recession and …

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Supreme Court Orders Arrest of MPs Despite Immunity -Greece’s Measures Against Extremists

 Greece’s Supreme Court of Civil and Penal Law (‘Αρειος Πάγος) decided to take radical measures against members of the Parliament caught in flagranti (to catch red-handed, in action) in committing felonies: Arrest! The circular sent to prosecutors and police departments does not namely refer to MPs of extreme-right Chrysi Avgi (Golden Dawn) however the …

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Chrysi Avgi Raids On Street Vendors Shock And Spark Outcry

The raiding incidents against foreigners are shocking – especially when they are led by elected members of the Greek Parliament. Men in black raid the stands of foreign street vendors, no police is around to hinder them. They do it once, twice, a third time maybe… The incidents cause uproar, …

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Left Parties Abandon Parliament Hall When Golden Dawn Leader Starts Speaking

This was never seen before in the Greek parliament. Hardly had speaker Vaggelis Meimarakis invited Nikos Michaloliakos, leader of extreme-right Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) to take the floor, immediately more than 100 MPs stood up. However for very different reasons.    Various Greek MPs abandon Parliament to protest Golden Dawn Party leaders and 71 MPs from main opposition …

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