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The Rise and Fall of Golden Dawn

Golden Dawn is the Greek neo-nazi party that grew off the back of tough austerity measures and an...

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13.29 27 Oct 2020


The Rise and Fall of Golden Dawn


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13.29 27 Oct 2020


Golden Dawn is the Greek neo-nazi party that grew off the back of tough austerity measures and anti-immigrant sentiment following the Greek bailout. At the height of its powers it took almost 10% of the vote in European elections in 2014.

Its fortunes have significantly worsened. Not only has it lost the broad public support it once enjoyed, the party has now been convicted of being a front for a criminal organisation.

Here to talk us through the rise and fall of Golden Dawn is the Guardian’s Greek correspondent, Helena Smith


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