- Industrial Networks
Tell Channel 4: Violence against women is not a laughing matter
Sat, 29/12/2012 - 20:01
Last night (December 28th), Channel 4 broadcast a programme called The 50 Funniest Moments of 2012 which, bizarrely, included TV footage of Ilias Kasidiaris, a Greek Member of Parliament and spokesperson for the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, physically assaulting Communist politician Liana Kanelli.
There is clearly nothing funny about a woman being violently attacked by a man, let alone a man who is a fascist politician. Such incidents must be condemned and organised against. They should not be used as a pretext for comedy.
Liverpool Solidarity Federation calls on all our comrades and supporters to complain to Channel 4 about the inclusion of the attack in the TV show, you can do this here. In addition, we demand that Channel 4 issue an apology and remove the content from future broadcasts of the programme (it is scheduled to be broadcast 6 more times).
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