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Greece Pledges Crackdown on 'Neo-Nazi' Golden Dawn Partyi
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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.


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