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Man Charged with Murder of Greek Rapper Testifies in Court

The man charged with the 2013 murder of rap singer Pavlos Fyssas testified on Thursday before a criminal appeals court in Athens. Giorgos Roupakias, a member of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party, was charged with killing Fyssas on the night of September...

Golden Dawn Trial Resumes after Summer Recess

The trial of far-rightist Golden Dawn party for allegedly being a criminal organization resumed after summer recess on Tuesday at a specially designed courtroom in Korydallos Prison. The trial started in April 2015, prompted by the slaying of outspoken activist...

Golden Dawn Trial Adjourns After Summer Recess in Greece

The Golden Dawn trial was adjourned on Monday at the Three-Member Felony Appeals Court, after summer recess. Giorgos Roupakias, parliamentarians and members of the extreme nationalist party are charged with the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas on September 18, 2013. At...

GD Resumes Trial at New Venue Amid Tension

The Golden Dawn Trial of members of the ultra-nationalist Golden Dawn party and dozens of GD supporters resumed amid tension at the Athens Appeals Court complex, where it has moved from a makeshift courtroom at Korydallos Prison in Athens....

Murderer of Greek Rapper Fyssas Released from Jail [video]

Giorgos Roupakias, the confessed murderer of Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas, was released from jail on Friday, 30 months after the incident as his trial detention period expired. The Appeals Council issued a decree for his release due to the passage...

Golden Dawn Murderer Roupakias to Be Released From Custody

Giorgos Roupakias, the Gold Dawn thug who murdered in cold blood leftist rapper Pavlos Fyssas on September 2013 in Keratsini, is set to be released from custody next month, following a ruling today by a council of appeals court...

Mother of Golden Dawn Murder Victim: 'This Organization Trains Murderers'

Magda Fyssa, the mother of Pavlos Fyssas, the 34-year-old antifascist and rapper who was murdered two years ago by a member of Golden Dawn in Keratsini, near Piraeus, testified in court on Friday arguing that the police colluded with the neo-Nazi party. During her...

Father of Golden Dawn Murder Victim Claims Premeditation

The father of murdered rapper Pavlos Fyssas on Tuesday testified in court claiming that his son's slaying by Golden Dawn member Giorgos Roupakias was premeditated and the perpetrator had received orders from the party leadership. Panagiotis Fyssas testified as a witness for...

Golden Dawn Trial Suspended Once Again for June 22

The Golden Dawn trial was adjourned yet again and is set to resume on Monday, June 22, at a specially designed courtroom at Attica’s high-security Korydallos Prison due to defendants' objections. The presiding judge accepted the objections of the defense lawyers who called for...

Golden Dawn Trial Postponed for May 12

The Golden Dawn trial in Korydallos Prison was postponed again for May 12 with municipal authorities repeating their request for the trial to move elsewhere. Minor clashes between protesters and police took place earlier in the morning in the...