Diary 202

Tuesday, October 6th

A news item you may have missed is that Greece has concluded its lawsuit against Golden Dawn, a right wing group that carried out murderous attacks while being called a ‘political party’. 68 defendants have been found guilty, including a number of former Members of Parliament. The trial took 5 years.

The verdict was greeted with jubilation by the huge crowds who had amassed at the courthouse.

Ours is not the only country where fascism is disguised as legitimate political activity. But we know now that we can and will push back.

It’s in today’s Guardian, in an article by Helena Smith.