The far-right taps into anti-vaxx sentiment in Greece


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Far-right groups have had a strong presence in recent rallies by anti-vaxx groups against government efforts to step up vaccination, as they see the pandemic and the social pressures it has created as an opportunity to regroup in the post-Golden Dawn era. In fact, according to police, around half of the some 3,500 people that gathered at a Syntagma Square demonstration last week belonged to organized far-right groups. Yiannis Souliotis, a journalist with Kathimerini who has covered both the rallies and these far right groups, joins The Greek Current to discuss this concerning development.

Read Yiannis Souliotis’ piece in Kathimerini: Far-right taps into anti-vaxx sentiment

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