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Greece's extreme-right Golden Dawn party

Updated 1633 GMT (0033 HKT) October 7, 2013
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The leader of ultra-right wing Golden Dawn party Nikos Michaloliakos is escorted by police officers in Athens on September 28, 2013. Greek police swooped on the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, arresting its leadership and hunting for dozens of members across the country in a crackdown sparked by the murder of a leftist musician.
Greek Golden Dawn lawmaker Christos Pappas is escorted to a court in Athens on October 3, 2013. Pappas, the second most powerful figure in Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party was taken into custody after he was charged with helping to run a criminal organization. AFP/Getty Images
Pappas is escorted by a policeman after a hearing at the Athens court on October 3, 2013. AFP/Getty Images
Extreme-right Golden Dawn party lawmakers Nikos Michos (L), Ilias Panagiotaros (C) and Ilias Kasidiaris leave a courthouse after being released on October 2, 2013 in Athens, Greece. AFP/Getty Images
Extreme-right Golden Dawn party lawmaker Ioannis Lagos is escorted by anti-terror police after judicial authorities sent him to jail ahead of his trial, on October 2, 2013 in Athens, Greece. AFP/Getty Images
Anti-terror police bring a box containing the case file against an arrested extreme far-right Golden Dawn party member to an Athens court on October 2, 2013. AFP/Getty Images
Police stand in front of the Korydallos high-security prison on October 3, 2013 before the transfer of Michaloliakos, pending his trial on criminal charges. AFP/Getty Images
Greece's Golden Dawn supporters gather outside an Athens court on October 2, 2013 as four lawmakers from the neo-Nazi party were charged with belonging to a criminal organization.
Supporters of Golden Dawn wave the party's flag along with Greek flags during a protest outside a court in Athens on October 2, 2013. AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of Golden Dawn shout slogans outside a court in Athens on October 2, 2013. AFP/Getty Images
A woman walks past graffiti sprayed on the Athens Academy building in reference to the murder of anti-fascist musician Pavlos Fyssas on October 4, 2013, allegedly by a Golden Dawn sympathizer. The killing prompted a crackdown on the party. AFP/Getty Images
A protestor lights a flare as anti-fascist demonstrators clash with riot police in Athens on September 18, 2013. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images