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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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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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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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MEP Lagos penalized for tearing up Turkish flag during EP debate

The European Parliament penalized Greek MEP and former member of the far-right Golden Dawn party, Giannis Lagos for tearing up a paper copy of the Turkish flag during a debate in the EP last month. For using insulting language and tearing apart a national symbol, Lagos will lose seven days …

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Neo-Nazi MEP rips Turkish “flag” in EP, Athens and Ankara condemn

In front of the eyes of stunned members of the European Parliament, Greek Neo-Nazi and former den Dawn MEP Giannis Lagos teared apart a Turkish flag printed on a A4-size paper. His action triggered the anger not only of Turkey but also of Greece. Video “This soaked… blood-sk… blood-soaked flag …

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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 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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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 leader claims, he had contacts with PM’s aide and two ND ministers

A new Baltakos-gate is under way? Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos claimed that he had private contacts to the director of the press officer of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and also two of Nea Dimokratia ministers. Speaking at the Greek Parliament, Michaloliakos said: Video: embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt “Whenever …

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