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Greek neo-Nazi leader appears in court in Golden Dawn crackdown

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The leader of Greece's Golden Dawn neo-Nazi party appeared in court Wednesday, hours after four of his lawmakers were charged with belonging to a criminal organisation in a crackdown following an anti-fascist musician's murder. 

Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Panagiotaros shouts at journalists outside an Athens court on October 2, 2013

Nikos Michaloliakos arrived in court shortly before 19:30 local time (1630 GMT) to offer his testimony, as Greek authorities move to dismantle the group after the shock murder of hip-hop artist Pavlos Fyssas on September 18.

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