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Neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn organised a rally in the Athens centre to protest the 559th anniverasy of the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Golden Dawn's leader, Nikos Michaloliakos, said "Istanbul is Greek and will remain Greek". 

The police prevented members of the Golden Dawn party to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier in front of the Greek parliament [1 & 2]. 




  1. TVXS, 29.05.2012, Πορεία της Χρυσής Αυγής για την επέτειο Άλωσης της Κωνσταντινούπολης (Golden Dawn's rally to commemorate the fall of Constantinople),, Accessed on 01.06.2012
  2., 30.05.2012, Video: extreme right party rallies in Athens,, Accessed on 01.06.2012