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Friday 18th October 2013

Three members of the greek Socialist Workers Party (SEK) are to appear in court on 12 December 2013 accused of “defamation” by a lawyer who is in the payroll of a Golden Dawn MP.

Katerina Thoidou, journalist, Tasos Anastasiades, publisher and Panos Garganas, editor of Ergatiki Allylenghyi (Workers Solidarity, weekly paper of SEK) are to stand trial because articles in the paper exposed the neonazi inspired campaign against the right of second generation immigrants to greek citizenship.

The lawyer in question is Ioannis Andriopoulos, who openly admits that he was appointed as a paid collaborator of a Golden Dawn member of the greek parliament.

At a time when a number of Golden Dawn MPs are in detention for their role in running a criminal organization that is involved in the murder of Pavlos Fyssas, this trial of antifascists is an outrage. It is part of an attempt led by the ...

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