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Greeks commemorate musician murdered by neo-Nazis

Greeks on Friday commemorated anti-fascist musician Pavlos Fyssas in an Athens rally, a month after his murder by a neo-Nazi supporter prompted a huge backlash against the far-right Golden Dawn party. Around a thousand people gathered in the working-class neighbourhood of Keratsini in west Athens where the 34-year-old was fatally…

Greece vows to eradicate police links to neo-Nazis

Greece is determined to rid its police force of any links with Golden Dawn, the minister for public order said Sunday, after the arrest of officers with ties to the neo-Nazi party. Nikos Dendias said there should be “a total catharsis so that there is nothing suspicious that could cast…

Greek neo-Nazi leader detained on criminal charges

The leader of Greece’s Golden Dawn party was to be taken to a high-security prison Thursday pending his trial on criminal charges, as the government cracks down on the neo-Nazi group. Nikos Michaloliakos, charged with running a criminal organisation, will be the first Greek party leader to be put behind…

Greek neo-Nazi lawmakers face criminal charges for belonging to Golden Dawn

Four lawmakers from Greece’s Golden Dawn neo-Nazi party were charged Wednesday with belonging to a criminal organisation as the authorities move to dismantle the group after the murder of an anti-fascist musician. The indictments — the first ever against neo-Nazi MPs in Greece — were unveiled as Golden Dawn’s leader…

Greek prime minister pledges to eradicate neo-Nazi ‘shame’

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Monday pledged to eradicate the “shame” of neo-Nazism as judicial authorities prepared sweeping criminal charges against members of the far-right Golden Dawn party. “We are dedicated in completely eradicating such a ‘shame’,” Samaras said in a speech to the American Jewish Committee in New…

Greece arrests neo-Nazi ‘Golden Dawn’ party leader in crackdown

Greek police on Saturday cracked down on the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, arresting its founding leader and four other members in parliament, following the murder of a leftist musician allegedly by a party activist. The arrests came a day after Golden Dawn threatened to pull its lawmakers out of parliament,…

Greek police arrest one of their own while raiding neo-Nazi party’s offices

Greek police raided the offices of neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn and arrested a police officer, authorities said, amid a major probe on the links between law enforcers and far-right politicians. A 45-year-old officer, who is working as the bodyguard of a Golden Dawn lawmaker, was detained during the raid at…

Greek hip hop bands unite against Golden Dawn after colleague’s murder

Rival hip hop bands came together in Greece on Tuesday to condemn extremism following the murder of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas by an alleged member of a neo-Nazi group. Fyssas, who wrote music under the nickname Killah P, was stabbed to death last week by a suspected member of the…

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