GD TRIAL

Jailed ex-Golden Dawn MP cleared of irregular calls
NEWS

The disciplinary board at maximum-security Domokos Prison, in central Greece, where former Golden Dawn official Ilias Kasidiaris is serving his sentence for running a criminal organization as a leading member of the neo-Nazi outfit, acquitted him or irregular telephone communications during a meeting on May 5. 


Invisible pressure groups
OPINION

The power of image can now replace the force of iron bars, and social networks can replace public squares for spreading rhetoric.

Far-right party’s legal maneuver fails
NEWS

A move by the far-right National Party-Greeks to remove three members of the Supreme Court’s A1 Civil Section considering its eligibility to contest the May 21 election has been unanimously rejected.


Jailed Kasidiaris using YouTube as his platform
NEWS

With elections looming, YouTube has become the main platform through which jailed former Golden Dawn official Ilias Kasidiaris is conducting his campaign, despite a recent amendment passed by Parliament which aims to ban the participation of his the National Party-The Greeks.

History and irony
OPINION

Poor Markos Botsaris. This will not be the first time that the chieftain of the Souliotes and hero of the Greek War of Independence will be turning in his grave with helpless rage.

GD lawyer booted from Athens Bar Association over Nazi salute
NEWS

The Athens Bar Association’s (ABA) disciplinary board removed Konstantinos Plevris, a lawyer representing a former member of the neo-Nazi criminal organization Golden Dawn, after he gave a Nazi salute in front of judges at an appeal hearing attended by dozens of people.


Gov’t slams SYRIZA  over ‘present’ votes
NEWS

Government spokesman Giannis Oikonomou lashed out against SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday due to the party’s decision to vote “present” on the provision for the exclusion of the party of jailed far-right extremist Ilias Kasidiaris from the upcoming elections.

Court orders police to bring in Golden Dawn trial witness 
NEWS

A court in Athens on Friday ordered police to force a crucial witness to appear and testify in the ongoing appeal trial against the landmark October 2020 verdict that found the leadership of the neo-Nazi party guilty of running a criminal organization, among other serious crimes.



Tension at Golden Dawn appeal hearing
NEWS

A senior Golden Dawn member convicted over the 2013 murder of leftist rapper Pavlos Fyssas, among other crimes, was led away in handcuffs from Athens Appeals Court after hurling insults at Fyssas’ mother.

Golden Dawn cadres to remain in prison
NEWS

The Athens Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against the release of convicted Golden Dawn cadres Yiannis Lagos and Ilias Kasidiaris on Monday. The court accepted the motion by the prosecution that as leading members of the party the two should remain in prison.


Lagos creates ruckus at GD appeal trial
NEWS

The suspended Euro MP of now-defunct Golden Dawn, Ioannis Lagos, had to be briefly removed from court on Monday after insulting the judges in the appeal of the convicted neo-Nazi party.

Prosecutor to investigate GD lawyer’s Nazi salute
NEWS

The head of the Athens’ Prosecutor’s Office has ordered a preliminary inquiry into the Nazi salute performed by a lawyer defending a former member of neo-Nazi criminal organization Golden Dawn (GD) last week.