Greece - TV workers protest against job cuts - October 31, 2016

About 200 journalists and other workers in private TV stations have held a peaceful protest outside Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' office over feared job losses in the sector. Some of the demonstrators pushed through a police cordon to hang a protest banner on the outer fence of the central Athens building. Protesters said almost 2,000 jobs will be lost in five of the seven currently functioning TV stations that have not secured licenses in an auction of broadcasting rights held in September 2016.

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