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Golden Dawn’s Christos Pappas Now in High-Security Prison

Christos Pappas, the former deputy leader of the Neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn, is being sent to a maximum security prison in central Greece.

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...

Golden Dawn Member Faces Prosecutor After Violent Beating of 24-Year-Old Student

A 42-year-old member of Golden Dawn has been taken to the prosecutor today (Monday) on charges of aggravated assault after beating a 24-year-old student on Friday. The suspect, who is in charge of the ultra-rightist party offices on Mesogeion Avenue...

Supreme Court Asks Greek Parliament to Lift Immunity of Golden Dawn Leader for New Charge

A Supreme Court prosecutor sent a case file to parliament, on Friday, requesting the lifting of immunity of Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos, , so that he can be charged with incitement to commit crimes. The case file concerns recorded conversations...

New Video Document Related to Golden Dawn Trial (video)

The mother of slain rapper Pavlos Fyssas on Tuesday told a court hearing the criminal trial of Golden Dawn that the order for the hit had come from Piraeus MP Yiannis Lagos, as a video came to light showing...

Father of Golden Dawn Murder Victim Claims Premeditation

The father of murdered rapper Pavlos Fyssas on Tuesday testified in court claiming that his son's slaying by Golden Dawn member Giorgos Roupakias was premeditated and the perpetrator had received orders from the party leadership. Panagiotis Fyssas testified as a witness for...

Greece's Golden Dawn Leader Assumes Political Responsibility for Rapper's Murder

Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos assumed political responsibility for the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas, but claimed there is "no criminal liability." Speaking on Real FM radio on Thursday, the extreme-rightist party chief denied all allegations that he is a...

Golden Dawn Trial Suspended Once Again for June 22

The Golden Dawn trial was adjourned yet again and is set to resume on Monday, June 22, at a specially designed courtroom at Attica’s high-security Korydallos Prison due to defendants' objections. The presiding judge accepted the objections of the defense lawyers who called for...

Opposition Parties Criticize Govt in Greek Parliamentary Debate

Greek opposition "To Potami" leader Stavros Theodorakis urged the SYRIZA-led government on Friday to resolve its internal strife and push for a national consensus ahead of the next round of negotiations with creditors. Speaking at an off-the-agenda parliamentary debate that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras requested...

Greek Anarchists Violently Interrupt Golden Dawn Trial, to Resume June 4

Alleged members of anarchist organization Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei interrupted the Golden Dawn trial in Athens' Korydallos Prison makeshift courtroom on Friday. The assailants, who wore hoods, threw water bottles at reporters and shouted threatening slogans, such as "Fascists, we will hang...