Workers protest decision to suspend Greek broadcaster

Large crowds of employees are gathering outside the Athens headquarters of Greek state broadcaster ERT to protest the government's decision to suspend its service.

Some have called for a general media blackout in protest at the decision.

Read: Report: 2656 jobs to be axed at Greek state broadcaster

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Greeks strike over state TV

Greek workers are staging a 24hr nationwide strike in protest against the "sudden death" of state broadcaster ERT, Reuters reports. It was suspended by the government as part of cost-cutting measures.