ATHENS (JTA) — Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos called on the Justice Ministry to take action against a neo-Nazi lawmaker after he made anti-Israel comments in parliament. Speaking during a debate in parliament on Monday, Christos Pappas, from the Golden Dawn party, called Israel an “eternal enemy of Greece and Orthodoxy.” Pappas was speaking during…
It’s bad enough that the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party placed third in Greece’s recent elections. Even worse, Jonathan Zimmerman says, is how a more polite kind of anti-Semitism has taken hold in the mainstream.
Three fresh-faced children appear on the TV screen and, to the sound of kiddie piano music, declare that they want Greece to belong to the Greeks.
The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party maintained its strength in Greek national elections as the far-left party Syriza came to power.
The Athens Holocaust Memorial was desecrated for the second time this year, when vandals spray painted the logo of an ultra-nationalist group on it.
A Greek newspaper has released a video apparently showing a senior Golden Dawn leader teaching two small children how to give the Nazi salute and chant “Heil Hitler.”
Greek lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill toughening anti-racism laws and making Holocaust denial a criminal act, as it cracks down on a wave of xenophobic attacks that have come amid the country’s worst-ever peace-time financial crisis.
Makis Voridis, a longtime member of ultranationalist parties, was appointed health minister in Greece.
Greek lawmaker warned her colleagues that if the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party comes to power it would send her and her family to the crematoria because of her Jewish ancestry.
Israel urged Europe’s rising right-wing parties on Sunday not to ally with “neo-Nazi, racist” parties, saying it would not recognize political blocs with ties to such groups.