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Photojournalist Kostas Dadamis seriously injured after an attack by far-right protesters during a demonstration in Syntagma square, Athens, Greece, 20 January 2019, Giorgos Georgiou/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Supporters of Golden Dawn assaulted and harassed reporters and photojournalists at a demonstration against the government’s expected approval this week of a deal changing neighbouring Macedonia’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia.

A child wearing a T-Shirt that says 'We Are The Future' walks through a makeshift camp outside of the Reception centre at Moria Refugee Camp, on Lesbos, Greece, 25 September 2018, Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Three journalists were arrested and held overnight in an Athens police cell after the defence minister, Panos Kammenos, filed a defamation complaint against them.

Journalists sit down in protest as the leader of the Golden Dawn party, Nikos Michaloliakos, arrives for a meeting with Greek President Carolos Papoulias (unseen) at the Greek Parliament in Athens, 13 May 2012, LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/GettyImages

Despite an ongoing trial that has sapped its popular appeal, members of the Greek press are still under pressure from neo-Nazi, far-right organisation Golden Dawn. Journalists have been targeted with libel charges and physical violence.