Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Greek journalists strike over suspension of presenters

Greek state television journalists accused the government of censorship and began a series of work stoppages on Tuesday after two well-known presenters were suspended for criticizing a government minister.

Their removal came on the same day an editor went on trial for printing a list of 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, prompting outrage at the swift pursuit of journalists in comparison to the sluggish crackdown on suspected tax evaders.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/30/us-greece-journalists-protest-idUSBRE89T0VI20121030