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Golden Dawn convicts’ “mitigating circumstances” as sentencing expected today

After a marathon session that lasted 13 hours on Wednesday, the Appeals Court in Athens resumes its work in the trial of Golden Dawn at 12;30 noon on Thursday. The session starts with the recommendations of the prosecutor regarding which mitigating circumstances should or should not be admitted in imposing …

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Historic verdict: Golden Dawn is a “criminal organization” – Live Blog

Large crowds of people have gathered outside the Appeals court in downtown Athens on Wednesday morning, awaiting for the verdict of the neo-nazi Golden Dawn party. Five and a half years after the trial started and 453 sessions, the moment for the judges to announce the decision that will write …

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The Judges’ Hour: Golden Dawn verdict due on Oct 7

One day to go before a court in Athens court will issue the much anticipated verdict in the five-year trial of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party. Judges will rule whether GD party that was in parliament from 2012-2019 operated a criminal organization, carried out attacks and murders on migrants and …

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Golden Dawn No 2 Kasidiaris leaves party

Ilias Kasidiaris number 2 in the hierarchy of far-right and neo-Nazi  Golden Dawn has turned his back to the party leader Nikos Michaloliakos. He announced on Thursday that he will establish his own party with the participation of “prominent and serious people.” He justified his decision to leave GD saying …

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Golden Dawn trial: Leader Michaloliakos in court, provocative, without remorse

A crucial moment in Golden Fawn trial: Leader of the far-right party, Nikos Michaloliakos, took a seat in the court room on Wednesday in order to testify in the long-running trial. He is accused of running a criminal organizations with the party members involved in several attacks against migrants and …

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March to commemorate Pavlos Fyssas murdered by Golden Dawn member

Thousands of people, his parents, his friends gathered in Keratsini, Piraeus, on Wednesday to commemorate  rapper Pavlos Fyssas who was stabbed to death by a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn 6 years ago. Young and old marched to the small memorial installed in his memory chanting antifascist slogans. His …

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Golden Dawn MEP and ex MP sentenced for attack on community center

A Golden Dawn member of the European Parliament and a former member of the Greek Palriament were found guilty for the attack at a community center in Ilioupolis suburb of East Athens in 2013. MPE Yannis Laogs and ex MP Nikos Michos received an 8-nonth suspended sentence for instigating the …

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Golden Dawn Trial: Murderer claims Pavlos Fyssas “bent on his knife”

Giorgos Roupakias, the confessed murderer of antifascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas, appeared in court provocative, incongruous and cynical. “It was a simple manslaughter,” he claimed in his first testimony in public on a crucial day for the Golden Dawn trial. He further claimed that it was Fyssas attacked him first with …

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Golden Dawn is falling apart: MEP, ex MPs, officials leave party

The neo-nazi party Golden Dawn is falling apart just a week after it did not manage to pass the 3% threshold and enter the Greek Parliament. A member of the European Parliament, former MPs and other high-ranking official are leaving the party. MEP Giannis Lagos told media on Saturday that …

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Greece elections finals: ND 39.85%, SYRIZA 31.53%, Golden Dawn out

By 99.84% of the votes counted, the results of the general elections on 7. July 2019 bring six political parties in the Greek Parliament with the neo-Nazis of Golden Dawn to be definitely out. Two new parties enter the Parliament: Elliniki Lysi (Greek Solution) of far-right Kyriakos Velopoulos MeRA25 of anti-memorandum …

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One of main defendants for Fyssas’ murder collapses at Golden Dawn trial

The ongoing trial of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party was interrupted on Thursday morning after a defendant collapsed in the court room and was taken to hospital. Giorgos Patelis was in the stand when he fainted. Court officers called an ambulance while he was offered first aid. Patelis, who is the …

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Greece elections: Thessaloniki denies public space to Golden Dawn

The municipal administration of Thessaloniki has decided not to let far-right party Golden Dawn use public spaces to campaign ahead of national elections scheduled on July 7, 2019. The administration has decided that 70% of spaces where electoral gazebos can be set up – overall 140 locations across the city, …

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Vandals desecrate Muslim cemetery with Golden Dawn symbols and flyers

Suspected members of far-right Golden Dawn have desecrated a Muslim cemetery in Alexandroupolis, Northern Greece, on Wednesday. they painted party symbols and left leaflets with nationalistic content. They painted symbols of the party and far-right organization ‘Stohos” on the graves. They also left flyers with Golden Dawn slogan reading “Greece …

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Greeks send Golden Dawn member on trial to EU Parliament

Greek voters have sent member of far-right Golden Dawn Yiannis Lagos to the European Parliament although he is on trial and not allowed to leave Greece. According to the elections results so far, GD won two seats in the EP. Together with other GD members Lagos is on trial as …

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Golden Dawn ballots destroyed with antiseptic by unknown perpetrators

Unknown perpetrators have destroyed the whole load of municipality elections ballots of the far-right party Golden Dawn in the suburb of Kallithea, south Athens. The perpetrators used antiseptic Bedatine that soaked into the 92,000 ballot papers thus destroying them completely. According to local media, the incident took place short before …

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