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Photos of Greek People Celebrating the Reinstatement of the Country's State Broadcaster

The ERT went back on the after two years after it was shut down by the government for budget reasons.
Melpomeni Maragkidou
6.12.15
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Ex-Workers Have Hijacked Greece's Former Public Broadcaster

Last Saturday night, some 20,000 people marched from the Polytechnic to the city's US embassy to both commemorate the students' battle against the CIA-backed junta of the 70s and to link it to today's struggles against austerity and state oppression.
Matthaios Tsimitakis, Photos: Eleni Iliopoulou
11.19.13
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After Five Months of Occupation, Greek Riot Police Finally Shut Down the ERT

Back in June, the Greek government tried and failed to shut down ERT, the country’s equivalent of the BBC.
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11.18.13
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After Five Months of Occupation, Greek Riot Police Finally Shut Down the ERT

Back in June, the Greek government tried and failed to shut down ERT, the country’s equivalent of the BBC.The staff managed to hold on to the building for an incredible five months, until riot police entered the building in a pre-dawn raid on Thursday...
Matthaios Tsimitakis and Yiannis Baboulias, Photos: Vas
11.9.13
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The Greek Government Tried and Failed to Close Their PBS

On Tuesday, it was announced that the ERT—Greece's public television network—would be closed down as part of austerity measures the country agreed to when it was bailed out in 2010. Soon after the announcement was made, laid-off workers returned to...
Matthaios Tsimitakis
6.15.13