Europe

Greece Pledges Crackdown on 'Neo-Nazi' Golden Dawn Partyi
X
September 21, 2013 1:04 AM
Greece has pledged to crack down on the far-right party Golden Dawn after it was accused of orchestrating the killing of a left-wing activist. The party denies any involvement. Golden Dawn also is accused of dozens of attacks on immigrants and opponents. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, analysts see the party's growing support as a symptom of a so-called "crisis of democracy" in Greece.

Greece Pledges Crackdown on 'Neo-Nazi' Golden Dawn Party

Published September 20, 2013

Greece has pledged to crack down on the far-right party Golden Dawn after it was accused of orchestrating the killing of a left-wing activist. The party denies any involvement. Golden Dawn also is accused of dozens of attacks on immigrants and opponents. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, analysts see the party's growing support as a symptom of a so-called "crisis of democracy" in Greece.


You May Like

Nigeria Incumbent in Tight Spot as Poll Nears

Muhammadu Buhari is running a strong challenge to Goodluck Jonathan, amid a faltering economy and Boko Haram security worries More

Video Liberia's Almost Last Ebola Patient Grateful but Still Grieving

Beatrice Yardolo tells VOA that despite her fame, life is still a struggle as she waits for government's promise of support to arrive More

Video Cambodian Land Grabs Threaten Traditional Communities

At least seven different indigenous groups in Ratanakiri depend mainly on forest products for their survival, say they face loss of their land, traditional way of life More