Far right show of force in attack on Thessaloniki Greek Communist Youth (KNE) members

The incident comes less than a week after fascist and neo-Nazi hoodlums staged repeated attacks on students at a Professional Lyceum (EPAL) in Thessaloniki.

Police in Thessaloniki have remanded in custody 14 individuals in connection with a violent attack by groups of far right hoodlums on members of the Greek Communist Party Youth (KNE) who were distributing party pamphlets in Eleftherias Square.


The incident comes less than a week after fascist and neo-Nazi hoodlums staged repeated attacks on students at a Professional Lyceum (EPAL) in Thessaloniki.


Today’s attack intensifies concerns that Thessaloniki has become a hotbed of far right groups that are believed to be linked with the outlawed neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party.


The spectre of Golden Dawn