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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...

Golden Dawn MP Makes Vulgar Attacks against SYRIZA Ministers in Greek Parliament

Golden Dawn MP Yiannis Lagos on Thursday verbally attacked members of the cabinet in parliament calling them "traitors" and almost came to blows with a SYRIZA lawmaker. Lagos invoked the letter the Pan-Macedonian associations sent to all Greek Parliament Members,...

Golden Dawn's Threats Against Teachers in Perama School (video)

The ministry of education condemned on Tuesday the jeering and threats suffered by the principal and teachers of a primary school in Neo Ikonio, Perama, Greece, by a group of Golden Dawn members headed by party MP Yiannis Lagos. According...

Golden Dawn MP Pappas Released from Jail Pending Trial

Extreme-right Golden Dawn MP Christos Pappas was released from jail on Sunday, as the 18-month limit of pretrial detention has expired. Pappas, one of several Golden Dawn MPs being tried on charges of participating in a criminal organization, was released on...

Golden Dawn Chief and 2 MPs to be Released Ahead of Trial

Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos and senior deputies Christos Pappas and Yiannis Lagos will be released from custody ahead of their trial tentatively scheduled for April. The Golden Dawn members are facing charges of forming and running a criminal organization....

Golden Dawn Prepares Election Campaign in Greek Jail

A Greek appeals prosecutor has refused to let the Golden Dawn members currently in jail take a furlough in order to participate in their party’s political campaign for the upcoming January 25 elections. The request has been submitted by Golden Dawn leader...

Golden Dawn MPs Return to Jail After Testifying

Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos, and MPs Christos Pappas and Yiannis Lagos were brought back to Korydallos Prison in Athens on Friday after refusing to answer the prosecutors' questions. The three Golden Dawn members, facing charges of illegal possession of weapons and...

Golden Dawn MPs Given More Time to Prepare Trial Defense

The four Golden Dawn MPs whose parliamentary immunity was lifted, Nikos Kouzilos, Eleni Zaroulia, Michalis Arvanitis and Dimitris Koukoutsis, have been granted more time to prepare their plea by the prosecutors in the Golden Dawn case. Dimitris Koukoutsis will be brought once...

Offshore Companies and Huge Bank Accounts for Golden Dawn's Members

Greece's Financial and Economic Crime Unit (SDOE) has located two offshore companies in Cyprus which belong to a member of Golden Dawn. This member also appears to be connected with the funding side of the party. SDOE has also found...

After Testimony, Another Greek Golden Dawn MP Jailed

On the heels of two of his colleagues being taken into detention earlier in the day, a third member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party was jailed on Jan. 12, in Greece pending his trial along with the group's...