Greece's Golden Dawn rallies for Imia crisis anniversary

Supporters of Golden Dawn hold Greek flags and torches on January 30, 2016 during a gathering in central Athens to commemorate the death 1996 Imia crisis that brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of warTwo thousand people joined a rally in Athens Saturday organised by the far-right Golden Dawn Party to mark the anniversary of the 1996 Imia crisis that brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war. Black-clad party members held torches and waved Greek and party flags, shouting ultra-patriotic slogans, as they marched from the Golden Dawn’s main office in northern Athens to the nearby Ministry of Defence. Police put the number of people at the Golden Dawn rally at 2,000 with around 500 counter demonstrators in central Athens.

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