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Thursday, November 07, 2013

Thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the shut-down ERT public broadcast centre this evening after riot police raided the building in the early hours.

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Thursday, November 07, 2013

The global union federation Public Services International joins Greek workers taking to the streets today in a general strike to protest the continued cuts to decent jobs and public services imposed by the ‘Troika’. In return for continued financial assistance, Greece has agreed to cut up to 40,000 public workers over the next two years.

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Established in 2011, the clinic has become a place of solidarity for the people of Greece who have been shut out and denied access to free healthcare. So far, the clinic has served more than 15,000 patients. Although the clinic is located in Elliniko, people travel from near and far to receive treatment.

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

PSI Communicators Action Network meets with the Mayor of Elliniko, Christos Kortzidis

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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

For two months there have been no classes, no new enrollment and no exams at Greece’s oldest university, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and its partner school, the National Technical University of Athens, as administrative workers strike to protect public education and stop impending job cuts.

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Monday, November 04, 2013

PSI-EPSU communicators visit the public broadcasting centre to meet with the technicians and journalists who have been occupying the building since it was was closed down in June 2013 by the government.

The gates to ERT are covered with banners displaying messages of solidarity for the workers of ERT.

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Monday, November 04, 2013

PSI-EPSU communicators meet with Adedy officials as they prepare for the next general strike on Wednesday 6 November, general secretary Kasses Ermis said the economic crisis had demonstrated “corruption of our government and vested interests in public life”.

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Monday, November 04, 2013

The team of expert union journalists and communicators from Ghana, Lithuania, Italy, UK, Spain, US and Cyprus.

This solidarity exchange enables PSI communicators from other countries to learn more about the issues facing Greek trade unionists and share this understanding with their union members and communities around the world.