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Cyprus’ “Golden Dawn” is quickly rising.

Last October, the Greek government imprisoned the entire parliamentary bloc of Golden Dawn, due to their growing electoral success

The decision to sentence leader Nikos Micholiakos and multiple others to 13 years in prison just for belonging to the nationalist party was received with applause by “human rights” groups and the global media, but it continues to stand as one of the most brazen acts of political repression in recent memory.

But it appears that their political program lives on in Cyprus, where ELAM (National People’s Front) — which was founded by a Golden Dawn member and was considered its sister organization until the crackdown — is poised to become the country’s 4th largest party.

Mass immigration, renewed Turkish aggression, and local corruption have almost doubled ELAM’s base of support from 3.7% in the 2016 parliamentary election to polls registering them at 7%. Mainstream parties have been forced to try and coopt ELAM’s rhetoric, but many voters are realizing they are insincere.

Jewish non-governmental organizations, such as George Soros’ OpenDemocracy, have been complaining over ELAM being allowed to freely compete in elections for months now. European media often characterizes them as “Neo-Nazi” or even “alt-right” and have also been lobbying the Cypriot state to crack down on their increasingly popular opponents despite its ongoing public confidence crisis.

Outside observers are hoping that a number of American-style “populist” groups that have suddenly cropped up, such as “Awaken Cypriots,” can split ELAM’s vote and limit their parliamentary gains. The Greek nationalist group has supported COVID restrictions as a means for keeping immigrants from the Middle East out on public health grounds, while “Awaken Cypriots” have in contrast been campaigning as supporters of Q Anon and in opposition to COVID restrictions and vaccines.

In 2019, following an impressive showing by leader Christos Christou in the 2018 presidential race, the Cypriot government opened up a politically motivated investigation into ELAM — which has existed since 2008 — as a “criminal organization,” a template similar to the one the Greek government used to stop Golden Dawn’s momentum after 2013. News of this investigation does not appear to have had much of an effect on the group’s popularity or outreach, which centers around providing services and solidarity with working class Cypriots, exposing local corruption and forcefully confronting Turkish harassment.

US social media companies have been meddling in the election as well. ELAM lost its twitter account last month and struggles to use its Facebook to campaign, even though its competitors on the left and right do not suffer such restrictions.

Cypriots are scheduled to vote on Sunday.

(Republished from National Justice by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. A123 says:

    ELAM is one of the few parties interested in countering Muslim aggression. (1)

    The burning of a Turkish flag by Cypriot students upset over the 45-year-long occupation of the northern third of the island has drawn outrage from Turkey and Turkish-Cypriots about a demonstration in which the protesters reportedly chanted: “Greek blood flowing in Cyprus, we will not give the Turks a centimeter.”

    In a written statement, ELAM said that it was “once again in the crosshairs of the occupying authorities, proving for the umpteenth time, beyond doubt, that on this island the only problem is Turkey,” the party said, the paper reported.

    Has ELAM or its leaders publicly addressed the EastMed pipeline and associated cooperation between Cyprus, Greece, Italy, and Israel?

    A party capable of building alliances against the madness that is Erdogan would have significant room to grow in popularity.
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    The author should make one correction to the article. It should read:

    Anti-Israel/Anti-Semitic non-governmental organizations, such as George Soros’ OpenDemocracy, have been complaining over ELAM being allowed to freely compete in elections for months now.

    OpenDemocracy is a subsidiary of George Soros’s Open Society Foundation. The OSF is so dangerous, the Israeli government puts out public warnings about its genocidal anti-Semitism. (2)

    PEACE 😇
    __________

    (1) https://www.thenationalherald.com/cyprus_politics/arthro/turkey_turkish_cypriots_angry_over_flag_burning_on_cyprus-29943/

    (2) https://www.breitbart.com/middle-east/2019/01/21/target-israel-george-soros-funded-groups-leading-bds-war-on-jewish-state/

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  2. @A123

    George Soros’ OSF supports genocidal anti-Semitism? How can I donate?

  3. Ellinas says:
    @A123

    @ A123
    You are a Jew troll

    • LOL: A123
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  4. A123 says:
    @Ellinas

    I am a Protestant Christian.

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @Ellinas
  5. “The decision to sentence leader Nikos Micholiakos and multiple others to 13 years in prison just for belonging to the nationalist party was received with applause by “human rights” groups and the global media, but it continues to stand as one of the most brazen acts of political repression in recent memory.”

    WOW!!!!

    Absolutely unbelievable.
    Zionism (Jewish nationalism) perfectly acceptable.
    Black nationalism perfectly acceptable.
    Asian nationalism perfectly acceptable.
    Indian sub continent nationalism perfectly acceptable.
    White nationalism and people are jailed for supporting it.

    If you ever wanted evidence to show that the jew is in charge, this article is precisely it. Just this month, we saw jews, storm the Al Aqsa mosque and beat people up. The world’s media remained silent, well, no criticism of the jew, while the world looked on aghast and in horror, completely against what went down. No criticism of NitwitYahoo and his jewish nationalist party Likud, founded by terrorists Menachem Begin and Ariel Sharon.

    But nothing is done about jewish terrorism.
    Why?
    Because of the holocaust. Because 6 million jews were murdered by the nazis. Because the jews have been continually persecuted by non jews for millennia, simply for being jews…..
    That’s the BS why the jews do whatever they do. They ride of the lies of the persecuted jew and the exterminated 6 million. And the people believe this crap courtesy of the jew entertainment system, the jew media, the jew controlled academia/book publishing and of course jew controlled governments.

    Unless the spell is broken and the truth is told that jews are a deadly threat to mankind, that there was no holocaust and jews were never persecuted, BUT the persecutors, this world will continue slipping into hell.

  6. Ellinas says:
    @A123

    You just drop your yarmulke ….protestant.

  7. Tsigantes says:

    E:LAM will be taken down in the same way ‘Golden Dawn’ [Chrysi Avgi] was due, to the takeover of Greece and Cyprus by the US and Israeli militaries de facto if not formally. Not formally because US/NATO needs to keep up a facade of ‘Democracy’.

    Both countries are held hostage as prizes should Turkish recant its present misbehaviour [US] and as part of Israel’s greater national security zone which swallows Cyprus whole and extends from Lesvos in the NE Aegean to Tripoli in Libya, a line that ‘coincidentally’ follows the illegal Turkish-GNA treaty that claims a vast area of Greek waters.

  8. Tim Corto says: • Website

    I hope that nevertheless the parties in Cyprus will come to an agreement and there will be no more such shit as political imprisonment. This is such a beautiful country, with stunning nature and delicious cuisine, political squabbles are clearly superfluous here. I was there last spring and was completely fascinated by the country, and of course the wine. I think I bought the whole Puninwine 🙂

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