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Golden Dawn Trial

Golden Dawn MEP Skips Arrest, Enjoying Parliamentary Immunity in Brussels

Member of European Parliament Ioannis Lagos, a former leader of Golden Dawn, has been able to avoid arrest after being sentenced by a Greek court for his part in leading the group, since he is currently in Brussels enjoying...

Golden Dawn Members to Enter Prison on Friday

The 37 members of the neo-Nazi party golden Dawn who were convicted in October will be transported to prison on Friday. The convicts were held at police headquarters in Athens after the court upheld their prison sentences on Thursday, rejecting...

Golden Dawn Trial's Sentencing Phase Continues in Criminal Appeals Court

The trial of the Golden Dawn organization resumed on Thursday, with the judges hearing arguments on whether or not the sentences already handed down to the organizations' members should be suspended. The sentencing phase  of the trial convened in the...

Golden Dawn Sentencing Postponed Until Monday

The trial of Greek political party Golden Dawn, which has now been ruled a criminal organization, reconvened before the Athens Court of Appeals on Friday with a brief statement by the prosecutor, Adamantia Economou. The court is expected to reach...

Furor at Golden Dawn Sentencing After Extenuating Circumstances Thrown Out

Fury broke out during Thursday's session of the Golden Dawn trial's sentencing phase after the prosecutor on the bench, Adamantia Economou, recommended that the court reject all extenuating circumstances put forward by the defendants. The judge excepted only those put...

Greek Police Attacks Crowd Outside Golden Dawn Trial

Questions about the tactics used by Greek police arose on Wednesday evening after a video showing Greek police breaking up the crowd of demonstrators outside the courthouse where the monumental Golden Dawn trial took place earlier in the day. https://twitter.com/Jaquoutopie/status/1313769814628982786 From...

Golden Dawn Trial Witness Reveals Gruesome Party Practices

Weapons, slaughtering of lambs to “find arteries”, and beatings of members who wanted to leave the organization are some of the terrifying details an ex-member code-named “Witness E”, told the court during the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn trial. The witness’...

Golden Dawn Trial Adjourned After Tension Escalates to Confrontation in the Courtroom

After scuffles in the courtroom broke out between the plaintiffs’ and defendants’ supporters in the trial of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn (GD) party on Tuesday, judges had to leave the courtroom and adjourn until Thursday. The tensions leading to the...

Judge Suspends Proceedings on Tuesday for Trial of Golden Dawn Due to Scuffles, Rising Tension

Tuesday morning saw more disruptions of the trial into alleged criminal activities of the far-right political party Golden Dawn, as scuffles and tension between supporters and anti-fascists broke out inside and outside of the Athens Court, according to sources....