International Appeal for Financial Support
Against the Prosecution of Workers Solidarity by neo-Nazi Golden Dawn lawyer in Greece
We have received the following appeal from our comrades in Greece:
Three members of the Greek Socialist Workers Party (SEK) are to appear
in court on 12 December accused of “defamation” by a lawyer who is in
the payroll of a Nazi Golden Dawn MP.
Katerina Thoidou, journalist, Tasos Anastasiades, publisher and Panos
Garganas, editor of Ergatiki Allileghii (Workers Solidarity, weekly
paper of SEK) are to stand trial because articles in the paper exposed
the neo-Nazi inspired campaign against the right of second generation
immigrants to Greek citizenship.
The law under which the members of SEK are accused is infamous in Greece as a “free press killer” law.
At a time when a number of Golden Dawn MPs are in detention for their
role in running a criminal organisation, this trial of anti-fascists is
It is also an attempt to muzzle Workers Solidarity, the paper of the Greek anticapitalist left.
According to the law, if the three prosecuted comrades are found guilty
the minimum fine is 30.000 euros each! In a crisis-plagued Greek society
this fine equals to a death penalty for our paper.
So we invite you not only to sign the declaration of support to Workers
Solidarity, but financially support our campaign against the
prosecution. With your help we will stop them!
Send your financial support to the bank account:
SWIFT (BIC): ETHNGRAA
Name: Sifakakis Ioannis (father’s name: Emmanouil)
Communication: Iannis Sifakakis e-mail stoppolemo @ yahoo.gr Tel 00306946093043