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Golden Dawn Trial to Resume on Friday

The Golden Dawn trial in Greece was adjourned for Friday as some of the defendants have asked for the lifting of restrictive conditions placed upon them. Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos asked for the lifting of his house arrest. The same request...

Extreme Right Golden Dawn MPs Cause Tension After Announcement of the Presidential Ballot Results

The announcement of the third unsuccessful ballot result for the election of the President of the Hellenic Republic was welcomed with insults and disrespectful gestures from the entire parliamentary group of far right Golden Dawn, while some of its...

Court Places Eleni Zaroulia Under House Arrest

After resolving the dispute between the prosecutor and the investigating judges, the judicial council finally decided that Eleni Zaroulia, the wife of Golden Dawn’s leader, Nikos Michaloliakos, will be placed under house arrest. She was charged with the offense...

Golden Dawn Leader's Wife Under House Arrest

Lawmaker Eleni Zaroulia, wife of Greece 's jailed far-right leader, has been placed under temporary house arrest until judges decide whether to detain her pending trial for allegedly running a criminal organization. Judges disagreed Wednesday whether Eleni Zaroulia, who denies...

Greek Judges Summon Four Golden Dawn MPs

A further four Golden Dawn MPs have been summoned by Greek judges Ioanna Klapa and Maria Dimitropoulou investigating criminal charges against the ultra-nationalist and neo-fascist party. Eleni Zaroulia (the wife of party leader Nikos Michaloliakos, who is already in custody awaiting trial)  as...

Parliament Delays Could Free Golden Dawn Suspects

A number of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn lawmakers, including the party leader, could be released from pre-trial detention because Parliament isn't acting fast enough to lift the immunity of other party MP's prosecutors want to charge with an array of...

Immunity Lifted for Three Golden Dawn MPs

The Ethics Committee of the Greek parliament has decided to lift the parliamentary immunity of another three members of the political party Golden Dawn’s parliamentary representatives, Eleni Zaroulia, Ilias Kasidiaris and Michalis Arvanitis. The eight MPs of New Democracy, SYRIZA,...

Prosecutors Who Released Xeros Prosecuted

Two prosecutors who authorized the first – and last – furlough for convicted November 17 terrorist Christodoulos Xeros who vanished earlier this month, are facing charges of negligence for their role in releasing a man serving six life sentences...

Parliament Takes Disciplinary Action Against Golden Dawn MP Zaroulia

Greek parliamentary vice-president Christos Markogiannakis on Friday took disciplinary action against Golden Dawn (Chryssi Avghi) deputy Eleni Zaroulia for improper behavior. Zaroulia referred to other members of parliament as "bums" after a discussion on prisoners' furlough. Markogiannakis ordered that Zaroulia's phrase...

Greek Leaders Dip Into Savings

Greece's political leaders remained about the crushing economic crisis critics said they helped create, showing substantial incomes even while the had to reach into their savings accounts, according to their declarations of wealth posted on the Parliament website to...