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Spanish police officers evicted the staff of a public TV station in Valencia after it was ordered to shutdown. The staff were protesting against the shutdown bycontinuing to broadcast.

Valencia’s government decided to shutdown the station RTVV (Radio Television

Staff have been protesiting all month
Staff have been protesiting all month

Valenciana) after it was declared necessary to cut staff by more than half.

Police broke into RTTV building and escorted the workers out.

Spain has been struggling to improve its economy.

In Greece, the ERT broadcaster was also shutdown in June but workers barricated themselves in and continued boradcasting. Police have taken them out. (read more about this here)

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