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…

Golden Dawn on trial: witness finally stands by original statement (days 87-88)

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 87-88 (23/9/2016+27/9/2016): witness finally stands by original statement A neighbour of the Egyptian fishermen who suffered a near fatal attack by a Golden Dawn battalion squad completed…