Victims Data
Victims Nationality/Ethnic Origin Greek
Victims Gender Female
Victims Age N/A
Victims Number 2
Fatalities - deaths N/A
Perpetrators Data
Perpetrators Nationality/Ethnic Origin Greek
Perpetrator Gender Male
Perpetrator Age N/A
Perpetrators Number 1
Extremist/Organised Group Violence Yes

Elias Kasidiaris, MP and spokesperson of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn (Chryssi Aygi) attacked two MPs during a morning news show in ANT1 TV. He throwed a glass of water at left-wing MP Rena Dourou and slapped communist MP Liana Kanelli three times [1].

The show's host, Georges Papadakis, said that Mr. Kasidiaris also attacked technicians and journalists who tried to calm him. The neo-Nazi MP faces arrest within 48 hours for the crime of unprovoked effective verbal abuse [2].

Elias Kasidiarιs also faces an upcoming trial on an earlier assault in 2007. His trial is to be held on June 11th, 2012 and he is charged for having participated in an assault with bats and knives and robbery of a person in an Athens university campus [3].


  1. Huffington Post, 07.06.2012, Greek Golden Dawn Politician Ilias Kasidiaris Attacks Female Greek MP Live On TV (VIDEO),, Accessed on 0706.2012.
  2., 07.06.2012, Τη σύλληψη του Κασιδιάρη διέταξε η εισαγγελέας (The prosecutor ordered the arrest of Kasidiaris),, Accessed on 07.06.2012.
  3., 07.06.2012, Αναβολή στη δίκη του Ηλία Κασιδιάρη (Postponement on Elias Kassidiares´ trial),, Accessed on 07.06.2012.