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  • Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com] Rare moment of unity as MPs agree to stop Golden Dawn’s state funding

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    It does not happen often but early on Wednesday morning, the overwhelming majority of Greek MPs voted in favour of an amendment submitted to Parliament. The legislation will see state funding to Golden Dawn halted in the wake of charges being levelled against its leader and several MPs.

  • Parties on edge as Golden Dawn case has potential to go either way

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    On a trip to the USA this week, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said his government was in the process of “completely eradicating” Golden Dawn. Events in Athens over the past few days suggest that this will not happen quickly, if it happens at all.

  • If Golden Dawn MPs quit Parliament, would Greece go to elections? It's complicated

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government’s clampdown on Golden Dawn after the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas by one of its supporters has prompted speculation that the neofascist party might try to get even with the mainstream parties. It has been suggested that this could lead the party’s 18 MPs to resign en masse, creating confusion in Parliament and possibly trigger national elections.

  • Golden Dawn fallout forces Samaras into balancing act between country and party

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    Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was probably expecting the latest troika review of Greece’s adjustment program to be his biggest worry at this time of year. Instead, the murder of an anti-fascist rapper by a Golden Dawn member means that his immediate concern is to confront the rise of the far right.

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