Greece orders wiretap on neo-Nazis amid violence
Published 27/09/2013 | 05:00
The Greek intelligence service is tapping the communications of Golden Dawn, the far-right political party suspected of having links to the murder of a left-wing hip hop artist, it is claimed.
In a turbulent 24 hours for Greece, anti-fascist protests turned violent, an army website demanded the resignation of the government, and an intelligence service official admitted it was monitoring the communications of a neo-Nazi political party.
The official said the wiretap surveillance of Golden Dawn was authorised to prove alleged complicity in crimes following the murder of an anti-fascist rapper.
Hip-hop artist Pavlos Fyssas (34) was stabbed on September 17. The group denied it had anything to do with the killing, but he was stabbed to death by a self-proclaimed supporter. (© Daily Telegraph, London)