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comment by socialistfuck
socialistfuck  ·  3547 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Greece moves to ban Golden Dawn after murder of anti-fascist Pavlos Fyssas

I'm not sure if banning them is a good idea though I'm not sure how they should be dealt with.

user-inactivated  ·  3547 days ago  ·  link  ·  

i'm not even sure it's possible to ban them, something like half the police forces vote for them, any ban would be unenforceable.

socialistfuck  ·  3547 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Those are the kind of of obstacles that come to mind. But also I'm not sure it's a good idea to set a precedence of banning political parties.

user-inactivated  ·  3547 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The Junta wasn't that long ago. It wouldn't be acceptable for most countries to ban a political party, but I think Greece banning Golden Dawn deserves the same "let's not do that again" exemption to democratic norms Germany gets every time it tries to ban the NDP.