In an unusual gesture of solidarity with a special political significance, the political leaders of all parties of the democratic spectrum, joined their voices in a special feature published in the newspaper “Efimerida ton Syntakton” on the Golden Dawn trial.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Alexis Tsipras, Fofi Gennimata, Dimitris Koutsoumbas and Yanis Varoufakis, as well as former Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, wrote on the occasion of the much-awaited trial, shortly before the announcement of the court’s verdict on October 7.
“Our country’s experience from the disastrous passage of the Nazi formation of Golden Dawn was traumatic, painful, and unfortunately, very bloody”, said the prime minister and continued “I am satisfied that the arguments of democracy banished it from parliament and the rule of law from our daily lives”.
SYRIZA president Alexis Tsipras, emphasized that the only vindication is the condemnation of the Nazis.
“Every democratic person in this country owes his/her gratitude to those who fought daily for justice and the revelation of the monster. The victims of the attack, the defense lawyers, the anti-fascist movement that kept alive the memory and of course Magda Fyssa. The woman who found the strength and courage not only to stand up to her child’s murderers, but became the conscience of all of us”, wrote the former prime minister.
“The fight against the neo-Nazis of Golden Dawn does not end on October 7. It continues, for an open society and a strong Democracy”, emphasized KINAL president Fofi Gennimata.
“The time has come, after 5.5 years of trial, for every democrat’s wish to come true: to put the Golden Dawn’s Nazi criminals in prison and give them the maximum sentences” underlined KKE General Secretary, Dimitris Koutsoumbas.
“As we look forward to the condemnation of the Golden Dawn murderers, we have an obligation to reflect on their enormous political success and not allow ourselves the alibi that the ‘formation’ at least did not enter Parliament”, warns the MeRA25 Secretary-General, Yanis Varoufakis.