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Friday, September 20, 2013

Rapper’s Murder Sparks Protests in Greece

Rapper Pavlos Fyssas, a hip-hop singer with the stage name Killah P, performs on stage in June 2011. (John D. Carnessiotis/AP)

Rapper Pavlos Fyssas, a hip-hop singer with the stage name Killah P, performs on stage in June 2011. (John D. Carnessiotis/AP)

Greece’s prime minister is appealing for calm. Antonis Samaras said Thursday that his government would not allow the “successors of the Nazis” to destabilize Greece.”

His message comes after violent protests in cities across Greece last night, in response to the stabbing murder of anti-fascist rapper, Pavlos Fyssas, who goes by stage name Killah P — allegedly by a member of the country’s far-right Golden Dawn party.

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