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Greek Court Frees Treason-Charge Lawmaker on €30K Bail

A Greek court has freed far-right lawmaker Konstantinos Barbarousis on bail of €30,000 ($35,000). Barbarousis appeared before a magistrate on Wednesday on charges of treason. The charges stem from an outburst last Friday in parliament when Barbarousis said the Greek military should arrest the president,...

Greek Lawmaker Wanted for Treason Now Says He Respects Democracy

A Greek member of parliament arrested on Monday on treason charges has expressed regret over his outburst last week that the military should arrest the president, prime minister and defense minister over the deal on the FYROM name issue. Konstantinos...

Police Arrest Greek Lawmaker Wanted on Treason Charges

Greek police have arrested a member of parliament wanted for treason after he fled Athens on Friday in a high-speed dash across the country. Konstantinos Barbarousis, who has been ousted from his ultra-right Golden Dawn party, offered no resistance as...

Greek Police Hunt Golden Dawn Lawmaker Faced with Charges of Treason

A Golden Dawn lawmaker is on the run after Greece's authorities issued an arrest warrant following his call in the parliament on Friday for the arrest of the country’s prime minister and president over the provisional ‘Macedonia’ name deal. According...

Golden Dawn Kicks Out Lawmaker Who Called for Greek Coup d'Etat

A far-right member of Greece's parliament has been kicked out of his own party after calling for the arrest of the country's prime minister and president. Golden Dawn lawmaker Konstantinos Barbarousis called on the armed forces to “abide by their oath” and...

Greek Parliament Lifts Immunity of Four More Golden Dawn MPs

The Greek Parliament voted Wednesday to lift the parliamentary immunity of four more Golden Dawn MPs, on the grounds of participating and leading a criminal organization. According to Greek news, 213 MPs supported the motion, while 16 opposed it and eight abstained. The...

Lawmakers End Golden Dawn Member’s Immunity

Greece’s Parliament voted Wednesday to lift the immunity from prosecution of a far-right member, Konstantinos Barbarousis, after accusations that he had taken part in attacks on vendors. Mr. Barbarousis’ party, Golden Dawn, rose from the fringes to gain 18 parliamentary...