Greece’s neo-Nazis Were Wiped Off the Political Map. Now They’re Taking Center Stage

Golden Dawn was 13 years ago the third-largest party in the Greek parliament. Following a murder of an anti-fascist rapper by an adherent, the movement was outlawed and activists were given lengthy prison sentences. Their appeal trial began last month

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Nikolaos Michaloliakos, 64, is an angry man. He’s been quite angry for a long time – since he was just 16. That’s when, in July 1974, the military junta in Greece (aka the Regime of Colonels) that had ruled the country since April 1967 was replaced by a democratically elected government.

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