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Golden Dawn intimidates Medecins du Monde polyclinic

Chanting slogans against migrants, a group of 30 Golden Dawn members gathered outside the polyclinic of humanitarian organization Medecins du Monde in Perama  on Thursday. At that point some 40 Greek and foreign patients,  among them many  children were inside the polyclinic. Dressed in the known GD uniforms, the troublemakers …

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Greek PM: “I will not allow a criminal organization to govern the political life”

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is determined not to allow extreme-right Golden Dawn be a regulator of the country’s political life and threaten the political stability. Speaking to a delegation of AHEPA, the prime minister used the chance to address the issue that his close aide Panagiotis Baltakos had regular …

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UPD Friendly chat with Golden Dawn brings down Greek gov’t secretary general (video)

A first class political scandal is shaking the Greek coalition government after Golden Dawn released footage of a friendly chat the extreme-right party had with the secretary of the government Panagiotis Baltakos. According to the recorded conversation and the footage transcript Baltakos allegedly claimed that the political persecution of Golden …

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Golden Dawn MP fined €1,500 or insulting the parliament

Golden Dawn MP Eleni Zaroulia was fined with 1,500 euro for saying “punks” addressing the Minister of Justice and the lawmakers in the Greek Parliament. Acting parliament speaker Charalambos Markogiannakis, fined Zaroulia for “behavior violating the Parliament statute”. It is the first time that such a disciplinary measure is being …

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Golden Dawn sues prosecutors leading probe into party’s alleged criminal activity

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party filed lawsuits against three senior judicial officials leading investigation into the party’s alleged criminal activity. According to GD spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris, the action was taken against a public prosecutor and two investigative magistrates accusing them of “breach of duty “. Kasidiaris claimed that the orders …

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Three more Golden Dawn MPs remanded custody; supporters attacked journalists

Three lawmakers from far-right party Golden Dawn were remanded to custody over the weekend. Yorgos Germanis, Panagiotis Iliopoulos and Stathis Boukouras are currently in the headquarters of Greek police and will be transported to Korydallos prison in Athens, pending trial. According to the charges, the three MPs belonged to a …

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Greek Parliament cuts state funding to Golden Dawn

With overwhelming majority of 241 lawmakers, Greek parliament voted in favor of cutting state funding to Golden Dawn. Party leader Nikos Michaloliakos and two MPs remand custody and two other were released on bail, are facing charges of forming a criminal organization. The voting was referring to suspension of the …

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Bad day for Greek PM: trip to Baku cancelled, opposition SYRIZA leads in opinion polls

The trip of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku, lasted only 15 minutes. Shortly after taking off from Elefsina military airport, the Greek Number One Air Force showed some technical breakdown in the flight system, the pilots decided to take the Samaras and his assistants …

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Vandi breaks cooperation with Sfakianakis after he praises Golden Dawn

Singer Despoina Vandi broke her cooperation with Notis Sfakianakis after his statements praising extreme-right Golden Dawn. Vandi’s decision to break her cooperation contract came just hours after Sfakianakis statement that the “only party that could properly govern Greece was Golden Dawn,” on Thursday. Sfakianakis repeated his support to Golden Dawn …

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Athens: New urban guerrilla group claims killing of Golden Dawn members

A previously unknown urban guerrilla group calling itself “Militant Popular Revolutionary Forces” has claimed responsibility for the murders of two Golden Dawn members and the serious injuring of a third one on November 1.In an 18-page proclamation the group said that the shooting of the Golden Dawn members was a …

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Golden Dawn shooting: murder in cold blood (cctv videos)

News website zougla.gr uploaded a video showing the shooting at Golden Dawn members last Friday. The footage is from a CCTV – a security camera – and shows the cold-blooded attack and left two young men dead and one seriously injured. The gunman approached four men standing outside the Golden …

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Golden Dawn shooting: Greek police releases gunman’s CCTV photos and pictures of the motorbike

Greek police released photos of  the gunman who shot down two Golden Dawn members and injured a third on on Friday. The photos are taken from security cameras (CCTV) in the area. Also pictures of the motorbike used by the perpetrators were released. According to police, the gunman is a …

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Golden Dawn shooting: Death in seven seconds

Greek police has examined the footage material from some 20 security cameras around and near the spot where two members of Golden Dawn were shot down on Friday, while a third victim is being treated in critical condition in an Athens hospital. Citing police sources, Greek media report that the …

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Greek Parliament approves cutting state funding to Golden Dawn

Greek Parliament voted in favor of amendment to cut cutting off state funding to Golden Dawn. 235 out of 300 MPs vote in favor, 34 vote “present”, among them Independent Greeks and at least one SYRIZA MP. Golden Dawn MPs left the plenary hall during the voting. Party spokesman Ilias …

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Athens: “Nazi” villa or private WWII museum?

Incredible police finding in a villa in south of Athens, Greece: window dolls in nazi uniforms, nazi helmets and flags, statues, swastika pennants and countless pictures of Adolf Hitler. In the premises of war museum of businessman Anastasios Pallis police found also six military aircraft, tanks, military vehicles and motorcycles …

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Guns cache in fugitive businessman’s home, authorities probe links with Golden Dawn

What do 20 weapons and 60 knives in the home of a businessman? Greek police was curious to know and raided the home of a fugitive businessman and thus in the context of extreme-right Golden Dawn investigation after a witness, a former officer of UK army,  claimed the man was …

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Greek Parliament votes in favor of lifting immunity of 6 Golden Dawn MPs

With overwhelming majority the Greek Parliament voted in favor of lifting the parliamentary immunity of six MPs of extreme-right Golden Dawn party: MPs Ilias Panagiotaros, Ilias Kassidiaris, Chrysovalantis Alexopoulos, Giorgos Germanis, Eystathios Mpoukouras and Panayiotis Iliopoulos. The voting took place after prosecution request for offenses involving integration and directing a …

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