Violent clashes at Thessaloniki school turn focus on neo-Nazi youth recruitment

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Education, Far Right, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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Clashes in and around a vocational high school in Thessaloniki resulted in injuries and arrests, while raising fears about the resurgence of neo-Nazi groups a year after the leaders of Golden Dawn were handed long jail sentences for murder and racketeering.

On Wednesday morning students and protesters from left-wing youth groups were attacked by a group of black-clad youths sheltering inside a large school complex in Stavroupoli, in the western suburbs of Thessaloniki. Petrol bombs and stones were thrown f...

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