Tag: Golden Dawn

Ioannis Lagos

Greek politician rips Turkish flag in European Parliament

Former Golden Dawn MP, Ioannis Lagos ripped a printed copy of the Turkish flag during a session in the European Parliament on Wednesday, where he is serving as an independent MEP. Lagos…

Golden Dawn shuts down its main headquarters 1

Golden Dawn shuts down its main headquarters

Greece’s controversial far-right Golden Dawn party has shut down its main headquarters at Mesogeion Avenue, in the centre of Athens. On Saturday, removalist trucks were seen emptying out the office and the…

Athens 'bans' Golden Dawn 11

Athens ‘bans’ Golden Dawn

The Athens City Council adopted a resolution on Thursday which prevents ultra-right party Golden Dawn from access to public spaces and resources ahead of elections. In a unanimous vote of 28 in…

Thessaloniki Holocaust Memorial vandalised 13

Thessaloniki Holocaust Memorial vandalised

Unknown persons vandalised the Holocaust Memorial on Friday and sprayed it with swastikas. The incident coincided with the recent anti-FYROM demonstrations on Friday were police in Thessaloniki used tear gas and a…

Golden Dawn not invited to National Foreign Policy Council 15

Golden Dawn not invited to National Foreign Policy Council

From the recommendation of the National Security Council, a meeting of the National Foreign Policy Council (ESEP), chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs; Nikos Kotzias, was held today at 12:00pm at…

Barbarousis

Ousted far-right Golden Dawn MP arrested on treason charges

by Aggelos Skordas Ousted far-right Golden Dawn MP Konstantinos Barbarousis accused of treason after calling the Greek Armed Forces to arrest Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos and President…

Golden Dawn attacks anti-fascist center in Piraeus injuring five 18

Golden Dawn attacks anti-fascist center in Piraeus injuring five

by Aggelos Skordas Five people were injured on Sunday afternoon when Golden Dawn attacked an anti-fascist, free social center in Piraeus suburb of Keratsini. Specifically, according to eyewitnesses, the attackers, who were…

Golden Dawn leader gets suspended jail sentence 19

Golden Dawn leader gets suspended jail sentence

Golden Dawn’s leader Nikos Michaloliakos was given an eight-month suspended jail sentence by a misdemeanours court on Friday for “incitement to violence, to commit crimes or create discord.” The case was brought…

Golden Dawn MP sentenced to jail for inciting violence 22

Golden Dawn MP sentenced to jail for inciting violence

A court in Athens has sentenced Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris to six months in prison for using “hate speech against immigrants and inciting supporters to violence.” The court on Thursday convicted…

Greek public TV broadcaster considers ban on Gold Dawn  27

Greek public TV broadcaster considers ban on Gold Dawn 

Greece’s national public broadcaster (ERT) has announced that it will no longer broadcast live the speeches and events of Golden Dawn MPs, whilst also hinting at the possibility of banning them altogether…

Golden Dawn MP attacked by mob 28

Golden Dawn MP attacked by mob

Golden Dawn MP Giorgos Germenis and an off-duty police officer were attacked by a mob of around 30 men on Saturday whilst sitting at a cafe in Maroussi. Police authorities confirmed the…