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Greek Protests Grow Over Closure of State Broadcasteri
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June 13, 2013 10:38 AM
Unions and politicians in Greece are urging the government to reverse its decision to close the state broadcaster -- the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, or ERT. The decision to take it off the air prompted widespread protests. Labor unions will strike in protest Thursday and there are fears the controversial decision could plunge Greece back into political chaos. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Greek Protests Grow Over Closure of State Broadcaster

Published June 13, 2013

Unions and politicians in Greece are urging the government to reverse its decision to close the state broadcaster -- the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, or ERT. The decision to take it off the air prompted widespread protests. Labor unions will strike in protest Thursday and there are fears the controversial decision could plunge Greece back into political chaos. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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