Michaloliakos’ Custody Tops Global Headlines



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A court decision to remand Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos in custody has topped the headlines of the foreign media.

In Britain, the Guardian goes under the title “Golden Dawn leader jailed pending trial after Athens hearing,” while BBC’s main article is entitled “Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos remanded in custody.” Moreover Sky News writes “Leader of Greek Golden Dawn Party Jailed.”

French journal Liberation also writes “Greece: Leader of the Neo-Nazi party in custody,” while Le Figaro is entitled, “The leader of Golden Dawn remains in custody.”

El Pais’  title is  “The judge decides Golden Dawn leader to be remanded in custody.”

German Spiegel writes on the conditional release of three Golden Dawn MP’s, while commenting that this decision is a blow to the Greek government.

On the other side of the Atlantic, CNN’s main article goes under the title “Golden Dawn party leader Nikos Michaloliakos in custody.” Furthermore, the New York Times published an article, “Case Against Greek Far-Right Party Draws Critics.” Finally, the Washington Post’s headline is “Head of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party jailed pending trial.”