Film student in UK at heart of Greek neo-Nazi storm
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Film student in UK at heart of Greek neo-Nazi storm

Documentary-maker prompts investigation into Golden Dawn rally racism A British-based film school graduate who filmed rightwing extremists making inflammatory speeches has found himself at the centre of a political storm in his native Greece after his footage prompted the first official investigation into the neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn. In the runup to last year’s general … Continue reading

“The Golden Dawn were beating us with no mercy. It’s a miracle we are still alive”
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“The Golden Dawn were beating us with no mercy. It’s a miracle we are still alive”

Shocking accusations about the events in Paros She reports that she was attacked by a prominent member right in front of a riot police squad that remained suspiciously aloof. She was saved by her companion, who also was beaten savagely. Maria Troullou, teacher in the island of Paros, says told ‘Sunday Ethnos’ about what happened: … Continue reading

Threatening atmosphere at Kasidiaris’ trial
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Threatening atmosphere at Kasidiaris’ trial

Antiracist protesters allege intimidation on part of Golden Dawn supporters “From 7am Golden Dawn had occupied all the seats to create a pro-Kasidiaris climate in the courtroom for witnesses and judges,” Thanasis Kourkoulas, from the Deport Racism organisation, said. “They could certainly change the outcome of the trial because they are muscular, two metres tall, … Continue reading

Syrians Find No Refuge in Greece (WSJ)
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Syrians Find No Refuge in Greece (WSJ)

More Migrants Attempt Sea Journey but Find Hostile Greeting, Little Hope for Asylum LESVOS, Greece—On this Aegean island’s shores, Syria’s refugee crisis is crashing up against Greece’s migrant-policy mess. Mohamed Simo, a 28-year-old Web designer from Aleppo, Syria, wanted to avoid the limbo of refugee camps of Turkey and Jordan, so he paid smugglers to … Continue reading