Sunset for Greece's Golden Dawn Party?


It was a death that woke a nation. On Sept. 18, Pavlos Fyssas, a popular left-wing musician, was cornered in an Athens suburb by a gang of thugs and fatally stabbed. Once it emerged that the alleged killer was an active member of Golden Dawn, a far-right nationalist group that has recently become a major player in Greek politics, the backlash was swift.

Leading Golden Dawn members, including some parliamentarians, were arrested and charged with running a criminal organization. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras vowed to "eradicate" any trace of fascism in Greek...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!