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V. Georgiadou: The arms of a militant democracy

Vassiliki Georgiadou   The prosecution of seventy Golden Dawn members, including its leader, party officials and its former parliamentary group, is an extremely important event, almost as important compared to those that post-war democracies based their defence on against their underminers. Hellenic Republic holds none of characteristics of a militant…

Golden Dawn Trial: Open Discussion in Athens, 6th of May

Golden Dawn Trial, an international event Why does it matter to Greece and beyond Αn open discussion in English   Wednesday 6 May 2015, 18:00 (Viotechniko Epimelitirio, 18 Akadimias Street, Athens)   Golden Dawn trial started on Monday 20 April and was adjourned to 7 May. This is a milestone…

I. Gaitanou: Antifascist movement is fighting back

Irini Gaitanou   Monday 20 April is a historic day despite the fact that there is an atmosphere of apprehension, or even silence, in the air. The Golden Dawn trial is in itself a historical trial, one of the few of its kind ever, anywhere. Even so, there is not…

I. Meitani: Why Golden Dawn’s trial concerns us all

          Ioanna Meitani       The upcoming trial of Golden Dawn members is a matter for the whole of society, because the outcome will affect us all. I am not referring, solely, to the conviction of the immediate perpetrators of the crimes – I believe that…

D. Psarras: The 60 case files of the criminal organisation Golden Dawn

Dimitris Psarras   As we’ve repeatedly said, prosecuting Golden Dawn is about prosecuting criminal activity. Any interest in the national-socialist (Nazi) ideology arising from the investigation only concerns the perpetrators’ motives and does not involve any kind of prosecution of individual beliefs. When the prosecution started, much was said about…

“Jail Golden Dawn”: Declaration against GD

Antifascist movement civil action declaration against GD   Jail Golden Dawn   After a period of outrageous impunity, the Nazi organisation Golden Dawn  has been confronted with the prospect of answering for its crimes for the first time. This development would not have been possible without the continuous mobilisation of…

Golden Dawn Watch: monitoring the trial against the neo-nazi Golden Dawn

Golden Dawn Watch (http://www.goldendawnwatch.org/) is an initiative to monitor the trial against Golden Dawn, organised by the Hellenic League for Human Rights, the Greek Observatory against Fascism and Racist Speech in the Media, which works under the Educational Foundation of ESIEA (Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers), the Antifascist League…

Conn Hallinan: Greece’s Golden Dawn: Fascists at the Gate

Conn Hallinan Τhe Nation and Foreign Policy In Focus, 25.3.2015   When some seventy members of the neo-Nazi organization Golden Dawn go on trial sometime this spring, there will be more than street thugs and fascist ideologues in the dock. A tangled web of influence is likely to engulf Greece’s…

Τakis Zotos: First time victory for the Anti-fascists

                  Interview with Takis Zotos, lawyer, civil action representative at the Golden Dawn Trial and member of the Anti-Fascist civil action movement   An important event of the last days is the publication of the indictment decree, with which Golden Dawn is…