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From Prison to ICU: Golden Dawn leader intubated following Covid-19 infection

Convicted Golden Dawn leader and founder Nikos Michaloliakos has been intubated due to Covid-19 infection. He is currently in the ICU of the university hospital of Larissa, where he was transferred from prison.. The man who has underlying health issues was not vaccinated against the virus. Mihaloliakos was transferred to …

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Convicted Golden Dawn member Patelis back to jail after Supreme Court decision

Convicted Golden Dawn member Giorgos Patelis will return to prison after Greece’s top court, the Supreme Court, agreed to reverse the decision of his early release. A request to reverse the ruling issued by a five-member appeals court had been made by Deputy Supreme Court Prosecutor Haralambos Moysidis. Patelis, 41, …

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Appeals court suspends prison sentence of ex-Golden Dawn MP

A Greek appeals court has suspended the six-year prison sentence of former Golden Dawn MP Nikos Michos. With the ruling, which was issued despite the prosecutor’s recommendation that Michos remain in jail, the former neo-Nazi deputy will imminently be released from the high-security Domokos prison in central Greece until the …

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Supreme Court prosecutor blocks early release of Golden Dawn convict

Greece’s Supreme Court prosecutor has opened the window for the possibility to reverse the decision for the conditional release from prison of the convicted Golden Dawn member Giorgos Patelis. One day after the release decision by the Court of Appeal in Athens, the chief prosecutor of the Supreme Court Vassilis …

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Fugitive Golden Dawn convict Christos Pappas arrested in Athens suburb

Fugitive Golden Dawn convict Christos Pappas was arrested in Zografou suburb of Athens late on Thursday. He was reportedly living in an apartment registered under a different name. According to latest information, it was a woman offering him shelter. 59-year-old Pappas was second in command and right hand of the …

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Belgian court OKs extradition of Greek far-right lawmaker Lagos

Greek far-right member of the European Parliament IOannis Lagos arrested last month in Belgium can be extradited to Greece to serve a 13-year prison sentence, the Brussels prosecutor’s office said Friday. The office said Ioannis Lagos has until Monday to appeal the Brussels court’s ruling that the European arrest warrant …

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+++ Golden Dawn convict Lagos arrested in Brussels after EP lifted his MEP immunity

Belgian police arrested Golden Dawn convict Ioannis Lagos, just a few hours after the European Parliament published the voting results to lift his immunity. The ex MEP was arrested in his home in Brussels Tuesday noon and he tweeted “from the police car” confirming his arrest. the Belgian authorities enforced …

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European Parliament in favor of lifting immunity of convicted far-right Lagos

The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee approved a draft recommendation on Thursday that will lift immunity of convicted far-right , former Golden Dawn, MEP Ioannis Lagos. In favor of lifting immunity voted 22 and 2 against. For the issue of punishment for the Turkish flag copy Lagos teared apart 23 …

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Prosecutor appeals for longer jail sentences for Golden Dawn leaders

A prosecutor has filed an appeal to request longer sentences for the already convicted leadership of the neo-nazi party Golden Dawn on Thursday. The second-level appeals court motion by prosecutor Stelios Kostarellos, who was alternate prosecutor in the trial that concluded last week, focused specifically on the leading members of …

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Court rules 38 Golden Dawn convicts, incl leaders, ex MPs, straight to jail

The whole leadership of the neo-nazi Golden Dawn will go straight to jail, the Appeals Court in Athens ruled on Thursday. In  its historic decision, the Court moved in total opposite direction of the prosecutor’s recommendations for suspended sentences and decided that 38 out of 50 GD convicts will not …

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Prosecutor insists on suspended sentences for Golden Dawn convicts

Prosecutor Adamantia Economou on Wednesday insisted on her recommendation that all former MPs of Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party will receive suspended sentences until courts examine their appeals. The prosecutor’s proposals refer to those the court convicted and sentenced to prison terms for leading or participating in a “criminal organization.” …

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Judge questions prosecutor’s claims Golden Dawn convicts have “clean criminal records”

Τhe Appeals Court in Athens adjourned after a short session of Tuesday, after the presiding judge questioned the claim of state prosecutor that the Golden Dawn leadership had a “prior clean criminal records” and would therefore remain out of jail until the case is examined at second instance court. Judge …

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Prosecutor proposes suspended sentences for Golden Dawn leadership

The state prosecutor in Golden Dawn trial proposed on Monday that the sentences of those convicted to over 10 years imprisonment be suspended pending their convicts’ appeal. Exempted from sentence suspension should be the murderer of 33-year-old rapper Pavlos Fyssas, who was sentenced to life imprisonment. Prosecutor Adamantia Oikonomou has …

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Golden Dawn Court: 13 years imprisonment for leadership, life for Fyssas’ murderer

The leader of neo-nazi Golden Dawn party, Nikos Michaloliakos, was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for establishing and running a “criminal organization” plus 1 more year and 1,000 euros fine for arms possession. Giorgos Roupakias was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder 33-year-old rapper Pavlos Fyssas plus 4 years …

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Golden Dawn Prosecutor: Life for Fyssas’ murderer, 13 years for party leadership

The prosecutor of Golden Dawn trial proposed on Tuesday morning the sentences for the leadership of the neo-nazi party, the murderer of rapper Pavlos Fyssas and his accomplices as well as for those involved in attacks against Egyptian fishermen and unionists of PAME. The Court of Appeals had rejected “mitigating …

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Convicted GD MEP Lagos hires far-right lawyer Plevris, father of ND MP

MEP and convicted Golden Dawn Giannis Lagos fired his lawyer and hired Constantinos Plevris. The 80-year-old lawyer is also a prolific far-right author and father of New Democracy MP Thanos Plevris who immediately distanced himself form the issue. Through his new lawyer, Lagos accused the judges of bias and appealed …

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Court rules against leniency for Golden Dawn leadership, Fyssas’ murderer

The Appeals Court in Athens ruled on Monday morning that the leadership of neo-nazi Golden Dawn and Pavlos Fyssas’ murderer are not eligible for leniency. The court ruled that there are no mitigating circumstances for the leader of GD, Nikos Michaloliakos and another six former MPs of the party who …

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Parliament Speaker revokes hiring of Golden Dawn convict Zaroulia

Parliament Speaker Costas Tassoulas revoked on Friday the decision to hire former Golden Dawn MP and wife of the party leader, Eleni Zaroulia. The posting of the temporary position at the Parliament, just a couple of days before the verdict by the Appeals Court triggered furious reactions by opposition parties …

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