Golden Dawn on trial: “Here is the blood-stained shirt” (day 115)

Kevin Ovenden reports from the trial of Golden Dawn, the most far-reaching trial of fascist criminal activity in Europe since the Nuremberg process following the Second World War. Giorgos Sklavolias‘s testimony had already gripped the court this afternoon, the 115th day of the trial of Golden Dawn as a criminal organisation. But when the shipyard…

“National Action”: Το ναζιστικό αδελφάκι της Χρυσής Αυγής που απαγορεύτηκε στη Βρετανία

Το σύμβολο της National Action παραπέμπει ευθέως στο σύμβολο των SA, των Ταγμάτων Εφόδου του Χίτλερ. (Κείμενο: Γιάννης Μπασκάκης, ΕφΣυν, 17/12/2016) Aμέσως μετά τη δολοφονία της Τζο Κοξ που συγκλόνισε τη Βρετανία και τον υπόλοιπο κόσμο, λίγο πριν από τη διεξαγωγή του δημοψηφίσματος για το Brexit το καλοκαίρι, εμφανίστηκαν στο twitter συγκεκριμένες αναρτήσεις οι οποίες…

Vlaams Belang exposed as a collaborator of neonazi Golden Dawn

Vlaams Belang representatives with the Führer of Golden Dawn, Nikos Michaloliakos. On Tuesday 16/11/2016, we published in our Facebook account photographs of Anke Van Dermeersch and Filip Dewinter, two leading members of Vlaams Belang, a Flemish far-right party, participating in a Golden Dawn meeting on the island of Lesvos. The Greek Nazi organisation publicised more…

What “the biggest trial of fascist criminality since Nuremberg” means for the future of Greece

Slow progress has been made on Greece’s most important criminal trial to date but the outcome will determine a lot. (Author: Will Horner, Open Democracy, 17/11/2016) Greece hasn’t exactly been out of the headlines lately. The small nation has been front and centre of the European sovereign debt crisis and more recently the refugee crisis.…

Trade union witness, Sotiris Poulikogiannis, reveals Golden Dawn’s real nature (days 97-98)

Kevin Ovenden reports from the trial of Golden Dawn, the most far-reaching trial of fascist criminal activity in Europe since the Nuremberg process following the Second World War. Day 97: Trade union witness strikes at centre of the case. A leading figure in the metal workers union of Piraeus Sotiris Poulikogiannis took the stand in…

Greece’s Trade Unionists Stand Against Fascists

KEVIN OVENDEN writes on the formation and continuing trial of the Golden Dawn fascists (This piece first appeared in the Morning Star, 31/10/2016). AN IMAGE of Adolf Hitler, his right hand upturned giving the fuehrer’s salute. “Millions stand behind me!” — his boastful slogan. To complete the photomontage, towering behind him the outsized cutout of…