Pavlos Fyssas

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 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...

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...

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...

Greece: Antifascist Demonstrations in Memory of Pavlos Fyssas' Assassination Turn Violent (video)

It was September 18, 2013 when the 34-year-old activist and singer Pavlos Fyssas was assassinated by George Roupakias, a member of the Greek neo-nazi Golden Dawn party in Athens, Greece. Following the general outrage, the Greek authorities launched an investigation...

Clashes Between Police, Youths after March in Memory of Slain Rapper; TV Crew Attacked

Clashes broke out between police and a group onknown youths after the end of a march in memory of rapper Pavlos Fyssas, who was murdered by a Golden Dawn supporter four years ago. A group of individuals at the corner...

Clashes Erupt Between Demonstrators and Police on Anniversary of Fyssas' Murder

A protest march marking the fourth anniversary since the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas descended into chaos on Monday as protestors and police clashed in the Piraeus suburb of Keratsini. Riot police used tear gas to disperse a group of...

Large Antifa March Underway in Central Athens to Mark Killing of Greek Rapper

A large anti-fascist protest march was underway in central Athens on Saturday to mark the four-year anniversary of the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas, for which a member of Golden Dawn is being tried. Members of anti-fascist groups, representatives of...

Golden Dawn Trial Resumes after Summer Recess

The trial of far-rightist Golden Dawn party for allegedly being a criminal organization resumed after summer recess on Tuesday at a specially designed courtroom in Korydallos Prison. The trial started in April 2015, prompted by the slaying of outspoken activist...

Golden Dawn Trial Adjourns After Summer Recess in Greece

The Golden Dawn trial was adjourned on Monday at the Three-Member Felony Appeals Court, after summer recess. Giorgos Roupakias, parliamentarians and members of the extreme nationalist party are charged with the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas on September 18, 2013. At...