Greece is clamping down on the Golden Dawn. After years of steadily rising support, which now sees them as the third largest party in the state, the authorities have decided that the political party is indeed not a political party, but a political party masquerading as a criminal organisation. Justice, it seems, is to be administered at last.

Of course, by reacting in this way, the authorities, the government and judiciary, are running huge risks. In the wake of the recent murder of left-wing...


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