News of the arrest of the far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikolaos Michaloliakos and other party MP’s is traveling around the world.
According to the BBC, “The Greek police arrested the leader of the far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikolaos Michaloliakos, on charges of forming a criminal organization. The article claims that the arrests come after the explosion of rage over the murder of “anti-racist musician” Pavlos Fyssas.”
At the same time, the Turkish Hurriyet talks about suppression, after the threat of mass resignation by the party, “a move that could lead to elections a country which is suffering from the financial crisis and the painful measures the government has imposed.”
The Israeli newspaper Haaretz described Golden Dawn as a neo-Nazi party. In the same article it is reported that, “The Greek society moves against the violent and Nazi ideology of Golden Dawn.”
Golden Dawn’s rise is the effect of the economic crisis, according to the New York Times. “The financial crisis led to the increase of violence and to an anti-immigrant sentiment.”
The international news agency Reuters reported that the Greek police are under investigation for the murder of Pavlos Fyssas in connection with Golden Dawn.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the Greek government wants to characterize Golden Dawn as a criminal organization.
Also, the Arabic Al Jazeera, Sky News, the French News Agency, the Russian Toda, the British ITV, the Italian Ansa and the Spanish El Mundo report the news of the arrest of Golden Dawn’s leader and MP’s.