Over the weekend 28-29 September, eighteen leading members of Greece’s fascist Golden Dawn party, including party chair Nikos Michaloliakos, were arrested and charged with forming a criminal association.
In a raid on Michaloliakos’ house, illegal firearms were confiscated, and 40,000 euros ($54,000) in cash. Thirty other Golden Dawn members were also arrested.
Two high-ranking police officials have resigned last week because of their cooperation with the fascists, and others have been suspended from service until further notice or removed to other posts.
On Saturday 28th, a law was passed to