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Police Generals Resign Amid Crackdown on Greek Neo-Nazi Group

Two Greek police generals resigned on Monday as authorities moved to crack down on the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party after an anti-fascist musician was assassinated by one of the group’s alleged supporters last week. Two Greek police generals resigned on Monday, the police department said, as authorities moved to take a tougher line against the […]

The inability of both the Greek and Cypriot states to stand up to fascist groups is a call to action at European level. The rise of the far right is a daily reality in austerity-striken Europe. Its effects are more prominent in countries like Greece and Cyprus, where the impact of the crisis has been […]

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Greek version of the Nazi German Horst-Wessel-Lied (Horst Wessel Song) played on loudspeakers outside a Golden Dawn office where members handed out bags of food and clothing. Golden Dawn played a Nazi anthem during a political rally-cum-charity event on Wednesday that authorities had attempted to ban. A Greek version of the German Horst-Wessel-Lied (Horst Wessel Song) […]

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After Athens’ mayor says he would block Greeks-only food handout from taking place, police issue a a noon-to-midnight ban on ‘outdoor public gatherings and marches’ in the innercity area in question. Golden Dawn has announced its moving the location of a Greeks-only food and clothing handout after police declared a noon-to-midnight ban on “outdoor public […]

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The economic crisis in Greece has led to a rise in support for the far-right Golden Dawn and an increase in racist attacks. Jamal Osman talks to one man who is fighting back. Michael Chege and his friends patrol their neighbourhood in Athens, Greece, most nights. After many encounters with the neo-Nazi group, Golden Dawn, they […]

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