The Athens Court of Appeal issued this Wednesday penalties of 13 years in prison for the leader of the Greek neo-Nazi formationGolden Dawn, Nikolaos Mijaloliakos, and for five of the six members of the leadership, a week after they were found guilty of formation and direction of criminal gang.
For one of the leadership members, Artemis Matheópulos, the sentence imposed is ten years. The Court also sentenced Life imprisonment for the murderer of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas, Yorgos Rupakiás, whose case triggered the trial. In addition, he imposed ten years for joining a criminal organization.
The sentence coincides with the request of the prosecution and remains two years under the maximum jail sentence for this type of crime.