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Thessaloniki: PAOK sport fans trash the local Golden Dawn office; police arrest 46 in reta
by Katerina Gioulioni
Monday Sep 16th, 2013 4:35 AM
At approximately 6pm on September 11, fans of PAOK, a local sports club in Thessaloniki, attacked the office of Golden Dawn in the city. The attack comes after Golden Dawn issued a statement against a PAOK footballer who revealed an UCK (Kosovo Liberation Army) t-shirt during a match of the football club.
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At yesterday afternoon (Wednesday September 11), approximately 100 fans of PAOK, a local sports club in Thessaloniki, attacked the office of Golden Dawn in the city. The attack comes after Golden Dawn issued a statement against a PAOK football player with Albanian roots who revealed an UCK (Kosovo Liberation Army) t-shirt on his personal account on facebook. From the attack many nazis who tried to defend the office have injured and sent to the hospital. Short after the attack, police detained 46 people, all fans of the sports club. The 46 people will appear today at the prosecutor. The fan clubs of PAOK have called for a solidarity demonstration outside the courthouse at the same time.

This incident is part of an ongoing war between PAOK fans and the nazi group. Last week PAOK fan clubs issued announcements against golden dawn and their racist speech against the football player.

more in greek: paokplanet.gr