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Golden Dawn Chief and 2 MPs to be Released Ahead of Trial

Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos and senior deputies Christos Pappas and Yiannis Lagos will be released from custody ahead of their trial tentatively scheduled for April. The Golden Dawn members are facing charges of forming and running a criminal organization....

Press Photographers Testify on Golden Dawn Members Attack

The two press photographers who were attacked by supporters of the extreme-right wing party Golden Dawn testified to the prosecutors. The attack took place while the two photographers were covering the court appearance of GD leader Nikos Michaloliakos and two...

Golden Dawn MPs Return to Jail After Testifying

Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos, and MPs Christos Pappas and Yiannis Lagos were brought back to Korydallos Prison in Athens on Friday after refusing to answer the prosecutors' questions. The three Golden Dawn members, facing charges of illegal possession of weapons and...

Golden Dawn Nazi Pictures Arise

As the Greek Justice system builds a case of running a criminal gang against the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, photos have surfaced showing its leaders giving Nazi salutes in front of a giant Swastika flag. Party leader Nikos Michaloliakos, who...

Defiant Michaloliakos: "Don't You Dare Touch Me"

Jailed Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos, brought back to Parliament on June 4 to testify as his colleagues debated whether to further lift immunity protection, spat out a rant of defiance. "You are a sad minority government, you put me...

Golden Dawn Leader, MPs Testify in Parliament

Jailed Greece 's Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn leader, Nikos Michaloliakos and two of his hierarchy, Giannis Lagos and Christos Pappas, were to testify in Parliament on June 4 about the lifting  of their immunity as the government proceeded with prosecution...

Documents Found in Golden Dawn MP's Home Show Hierarchy Plan

Documents and plans that were found in the house and computer of Golden Dawn MP, Christos Pappas in Ioannina, Northwestern Greece show the organized military structure of the neo-nazi political party and the way in which decisions were made...

Prosecutor Probes Baltakos Affair Video, Samaras Plans Strategy

An Athens prosecutor is set to investigate a secret videotape in which a former top aide to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is heard telling the spokesman for the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party that the government trumped up charges against...

Amnesty Blasts Monk Mocker Conviction

The conviction and 10-month suspended sentence for a Greek blogger who mocked a respected monk should cause "serious concern," the human rights group Amnesty International said, expressing its reservations over the prosecution of the man for creating a parody...

After Testimony, Another Greek Golden Dawn MP Jailed

On the heels of two of his colleagues being taken into detention earlier in the day, a third member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party was jailed on Jan. 12, in Greece pending his trial along with the group's...