Pavlos Fyssas

Golden Dawn supporter who verbally attacked slain rapper's mother identified

A 50-year-old man was identified on Friday as the person who hurled insults about the slain rapper Pavlos Fyssas during disruptions at the trial of Golden Dawn in Athens last month.

Fights broke out between Golden Dawn supporters and anarchists in the courtroom on February 14 and the 50-year-old shouted, "Where is your Pavlos now?" at the slain rapper's mother, Magda Fyssa.

Justice minister denounces violence at Golden Dawn trial

In a statement on Wednesday, Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis appeared to question the police in connection to the clashes on Tuesday at the trial of Golden Dawn members accused of being involved in the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas.

Fights broke out between Golden Dawn supporters and anarchists in the courtroom.

Uproar over presence of former basketball player Steve Yiatzoglou at Golden Dawn function (video)

Former Olympiakos basketball player Steve Yiatzoglou has caused great fury after his controversial statements at an event organised by extreme-right party Golden Dawn (GD). Yiatzoglou characterised the murder of Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas by members of Golden Dawn ‘an unfortunate moment’.

Golden Dawn trial resumes

The trial of Golden Dawn leadership and members resumes Monday in Athens after a summer recess with more testimonies of witnesses to the murder of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas.

Fyssas was stabbed to death to murder by Golden Dawn member Giorgos Roupakias in a suburb of Piraeus in September 2013.