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Golden Dawn MP Michos leaves party amid trial

MP Nikos Michos left far-right Golden Dawn leaving the party with just 16 MPs in the Greek Parliament. Michos announced his withdrawal with a statement. he blamed leader Nikos Michaloliakos and complained that the party had been hijacked by enemies of Greece’s nationalist movement. Michos announced further that he would …

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Clashes during commemoration march for rapper Pavlos Fyssas murdered by Golden Dawn member

Clashes between anarchists and police broke out on Monday night during a march to commemorate Pavlos Fyssas, the rapper who was stabbed to death by a Golden Dawn member in Keratsini suburb of Piraeus on 18. September 2013. The anarchists hurled molotov cocktail bombs at police who responded with flash-bang …

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Harrowing coalition: US white supremacists ally with the Greek neo-nazis of Golden Dawn

A harrowing alliance. US white supremacists and Greek neo-nazis Golden Dawn. In an interview to network Vice, US neo-fascist Matthew Heimbach said  that when it comes to his organization tactics “Primarily, we follow the European example of Golden Dawn.” He described the GD as one of “the vanguard nationalist organization …

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Parliament adopts austerity bill, Tsipras kicks ball in creditors’ court

Lawmakers of the coalition government left-wing SYRIZA and nationalists Independent Greeks adopted the omnibus bill with new austerity measures 4.9 billion euros for the years 2018-2021. prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said right after the voting he expects form creditors to commit to debt relief measures. All 153 government lawmakers voted …

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Plenary of Greek parliament expels Golden Dawn from austerity bill debate

The Plenary of the Greek Parliament  decided on Wednesday to expel the parliamentary group of extreme right-wing Golden Dawn after the incident two days ago. The Golden Dawn group will not be able to participate in the debates on the omnibus bill containing the new package of austerity measures 2018-2021. …

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The Economic Scandals of the Greek Military Junta (21 April 1967)

21. April 1967: the Dark Day, when tanks rolled through the streets and the colonels imposed the dictatorship that lasted seven years. Fifty years have passed since that day, and the political narrative after 2012, i.e. when Golden Dawn started to rise, spread the fiction of the ‘economic miracle’ through …

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Golden Dawn office in Athens attacked with sledgehammers

A group of seven people wearing hoods and helmets and holding sledgehammers attacked a branch office of extreme right Golden Dawn in Athens on Friday morning. The assailants smashed windows and threw paint at the party bookstore at the ground floor after failing to break through the front door of …

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Court dismisses jail sentence for satirical blogger “Elder Pastitsios”

The legal adventures of satirical Greek blogger “Elder Pastitsios” (Geron Pastitios) are over.  The Three-Member Misdemeanors Court decided to trigger Article 8 of Law 4411/2016, which eliminates criminal liability for misdemeanors and minor offenses that were committed until 03.31.2016 and threatened with imprisonment up to two years. Philippos Loizos, aka …

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Golden Dawn trial: Riot police in courtroom to ease tension between supporters and Antifa members

Riot police stepped in the specially designed courtroom in Korydallos Prison in Athens to ease tension between Golden Dawn supporters and anti-authoritarians on Tuesday. Tension between the two groups sparked during the hearing of a witness in the ongoing trial against the Golden Dawn party. The situation went out of …

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