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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 Court to Announce Sentences in Landmark Golden Dawn Trial

The sentences that will be imposed on all those found guilty in the Golden Dawn trial are due to be announced by the Athens Court of Appeals on Thursday. Upon the announcement of the sentences, many of those convicted may...

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...

Democracy Won! Greece Rejoices at Conviction of Golden Dawn

After the largest trial against a fascist group since Nuremberg, an Athens court convicted members of the far-right neo-Nazi political party Golden Dawn of operating a criminal organization in a historic decision on Wednesday. Additionally, 14 members of the fascist...

Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn is a Criminal Organization, Greek Court Rules

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party (GD) which had two representatives elected into Parliament from 2012 to 2019 operated as a criminal organization, systematically attacking migrants and leftists. The leader of GD, Nikos Michaloliakos,...

Greece Braces for Historic Verdict on Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

The verdict in the trial of the Neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn is due to be announced by an Athens Criminal Appeals Court on Wednesday, October 7 at 11:00. With its ruling, the court is called on to decide whether the...

Golden Dawn Leader Claims to be Victim of Political Plot in Historic Trial

Golden Dawn party leader and founder Nikos Michaloliakos took the stand for the first time on Wednesday in the ongoing trial against the Greek neo-fascist organization. Michaloliakos pleaded not guilty to the charges against him and further claimed that he...

Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party Clears Out Athens Headquarters

The central Athens headquarters of the Greek neo-Nazi ''Golden Dawn'' political party were completely cleared out by the organization on Monday. The officials of the racist and xenophobic group recently decided to empty out their premises following the electoral collapse...

Extreme-Right Golden Dawn Lawmakers Found Guilty in 2013 Athens Attack

A Golden Dawn member of the European Parliament and a former MP were both found guilty on Friday in the July 2013 attack on a community center in Athens. Yiannis Lagos and Nikos Michos received an eight-month suspended sentence for...

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...