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Greek anti-fascist rapper murdered by ‘neo-Nazi’ Golden Dawn supporter

Man admits to killing leftist hip-hop artist in the name of far-right party Golden Dawn

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Police officers stand guard outside the headquarters of the Golden Dawn far-right party in Athens

Greek police raided the Athens offices of the Golden Dawn party after Pavlos Fyssas, a left-wing rapper otherwise known as MC Killah P, was killed by a 45-year-old man claiming his allegiance to the far-right group.

34-year-old Pavlos Fysass died in hospital having suffered at least two stab wounds to the heart and ribs, police officials said.

Local reports say Fysass had been watching a game of football at a café in the Athens suburb of Keratsini when he was surrounded by a group of 30 men in Golden Dawn shirts and military style trousers.

The 45-year-old man arrested in conjunction with Fysass’s death has admitted to the murder and also stated his support for Golden Dawn, police say.

Golden Dawn, who are the fastest growing party in Greece and currently poll at around 15 per cent, have denied any involvement.

“[The accusers] are miserable and wretched not only because of their brazen lies and slander but because they are exploiting a tragic event for politicking, to win votes and to divide Greek society,” the party said in a statement…

(Read the full report on the Independent’s website: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/greek-antifascist-rapper-murdered-by-neonazi-golden-dawn-supporter-8824664.html)

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