Greece

Christos Pappas

Probe Implicates More Golden Dawn MPs

The investigation into the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, whose leaders are awaiting trial on charges of operating a criminal gang, is spreading to more of its 18 lawmakers, six of whom have already been arrested, after the reported discovery...

Anti-fascist Protest in Athens Banned by Police

The Greek Police decided to ban the anti-fascist demonstration that was planned by labour movements, unions, student clubs. The demonstration was supposed to take place on Saturday. By order of the Hellenic Police Chief, all mass round-ups will be allowed,...

Greek Parliament Lifts Immunity of 4 Golden Dawn MP's

Greek Parliament voted in order to lift immunity of four Golden Dawn MPs last Wednesday. Immunity was lifted for Eleni Zaroulia, Elias Kasidiaris, Elias Panayiotaros and Eustathios Boukouras. Zaroulia is charged for illegally carrying a bullet inside her bag during...

Witnesses Say Greek Golden Dawn Targeted Democracy

More testimony is developing in the case against leaders of the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, particularly its Members of Parliament charged with running a criminal gang:  Ilias Panagiotaros, Ilias Kasidiaris, Giorgos Germenis and Stathis Boukouras. One of the witnesses,...

Golden Dawners Don't Stand By Their Men

After jubilation with the release of three of its Members of Parliament from pre-trial detention, the followers of Golden Dawn felt disappointment when the neo-Nazi party's leader, Nikolaos Michaloliakos, and number two man, Christos Pappas, were sent to jail,...

Golden Dawn's No. 2 Jailed Too

After appearing in court on Oct. 3, Christos Pappas, the second-in-command of the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, was remanded in custody, joining his leader, Nikolaos Michaloliakos and another Member of Parliament, Yannis Lagos, who were being held in...

Released Golden Dawn MP's Claim Victory

Three senior lawmakers from Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn who were released from pre-trial detention while facing an array of charges including murder, extortion and money laundering stormed out in anger, with one of them, party spokesman, punching and kicking...

Golden Dawn Used Hitler's Playbook

While he repeatedly denied running a neo-Nazi operation, Golden Dawn party leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos was nicknamed "Fuhrer," and used dogma and methodology from Adolf Hitler, prosecutors alleged as they readied a case against him and his hierarchy on charges...

Indictment Against Greek Golden Dawn's Crimes

A nine-page indictment, which refers to the 26-year course of the criminal organization composed by members of the Greek Golden Dawn, was given on Sunday, to Supreme Court (Areios Pagos) prosecutor Efterpi Koutzamani by Greek Supreme Court deputy prosecutor...

Greek Golden Dawn MP Turns Himself In

A Member of Parliament from the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party wanted in a roundup of its members on charges of belonging to a criminal organization gave himself up to police on the morning of Sept. 29, officials said, waving...