Golden Dawn threatens to withdraw MPs from Greek parliament
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Golden Dawn threatens to withdraw MPs from Greek parliament

Far-right party says the move is a weapon that could cause a ‘political earthquake’ by further destabilising shaky ruling coalition Reuters in Athens theguardian.com, Friday 27 September 2013 Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party has threatened to pull out of parliament, a move that would trigger a wave of by-elections that could destabilise the country. Its … Continue reading

Greece’s democracy in danger, warns Demos, as Greek reservists call for coup
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Greece’s democracy in danger, warns Demos, as Greek reservists call for coup

Greece ‘backsliding in democracy’ in face of joblessness, social unrest, corruption and disillusion with politicians, says thinktank Helena Smith in Athens theguardian.com, Thursday 26 September No country has displayed more of a “backslide in democracy” than Greece, the British thinktank Demos has said in a study highlighting the crisis-plagued country’s slide into economic, social and … Continue reading

Greece: darkness at dawn
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Greece: darkness at dawn

It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the political violence many predicted after economic meltdown is becoming a reality Editorial The Guardian, Thursday 26 September 2013 Pavlos Fyssas, the anti-fascist hip-hop artist, is not the first person to be stabbed to death by supporters of Greece‘s far right Golden Dawn party. Few Greeks may … Continue reading