Golden Dawn MP and spokesman, Ilias Kassidiaris, attacked and slapped Communist Party MP Liana Kanelli in the face. The incident took place during a live TV show panel in Greece on Thursday morning.
Before slapping and attacking Liana Kanelli the Golden Dawn member threw a glass of water to SYRIZA MP Rena Dourou. Kasidiaris became really upset after Dourou made reference to a court case pending against Kasidiaris during on Greece’s Kalimera Ellada TV show.
The 32-year-old Golden Dawn MP is facing a charge of assisting an attack and robbery against a postgraduate student in 2007. His trial has been adjourned until June 11.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for the spokesman of Greece’s extremist far-right Golden Dawn party after he physically assaulted the two left-wing deputies.
Employees of the Antenna TV station where the show was aired tried to stop Kasidiaeis after the incident but he had already left the station.
Watch the video of the incident below:
Golden Dawn, which vehemently denies the neo-Nazi label, has been accused of being behind violent attacks against immigrants. The party won nearly 7 percent of the vote in May 6 election
Galden Dawn is the extremist far-right Greek Party that accumulated almost 7% of the vote during the last Greek election and entered into the parliament. Greek media have often accused Golden Dawn for showing violent behavior towards Greek citizens and immigrants who do not agree with their political views.