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Footage from occupied Greek TV station

Earlier this summer Red Pepper co-editor Hilary Wainwright joined the occupation of Greek public broadcaster ERT.

September 3, 2013
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Hilary WainwrightHilary Wainwright is a member of Red Pepper's editorial collective and a fellow of the Transnational Institute. @hilarypepper


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Hilary Wainwright was in the occupied building of ERT 3 in Thessaloniki on the day when the the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) went dark and expressed her solidarity to the workers of ERT 3 who continue to broadcast until today.

‘I am here to give solidarity because your struggle is a struggle for democracy in Europe. Your determination to stay in air is a struggle for European democracy, because the end of free speech is the end of democracy’ she said.

Read a full report from the June 2013 occupation.

(Video first published at www.afterhistory.blogspot.gr)


Hilary WainwrightHilary Wainwright is a member of Red Pepper's editorial collective and a fellow of the Transnational Institute. @hilarypepper


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