Crackdown citizen closing shortwave REE
Cooperating, sailors, journalists, trade unions and listeners have created a platform for retrieving broadcast shortwave Radio Exterior Spain.
Cooperating organizations, sailors, journalists, trade unions and listeners throughout Spain and the rest of the world has provided a platform for the Defense of the Short Wave Radio Exterior of Spain claiming the permanence of these emissions. Platform has developed a joint action plan that aims at replacing shortwave as part of the public service RTVE, according to UGT in a statement.
The new platform announces it will not cease in its efforts "to get Radio Exterior reissue shortwave since many affected and thus violates the right to information of the Spaniards who perform their duties outside the Spanish territory and defense of language and culture. "
And the first step in his offensive has been launched a petition through change.org platform, they want to complain that "the suppression of national radio shortwave Spain removes the only feed that moved the news from our country to the five continents. "
Also report that "this decision seriously harms the interests of Spanish in the world and contributes nothing to the prestige of the brand Spain that the government has set as a priority."
Therefore, and parallel to the petition, the members of this group ask the Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria; President of the Congress of Deputies, Jesús Posada, and the president of the corporation RTVE, José Antonio Sánchez, urgent call for the immediate reinstatement of shortwave broadcasts meetings.
In parallel, the platform will launch other measures if the authorities concerned did not manifest the intention to restore service shortwave demonstrations by those intended to denounce "the blackout shortwave immediate effect will be to the disappearance of 95% REE audience speaks, thinks and feels in Spanish and with little access to the Internet. "
And they note that "in the decision of RTVE, internationally not only these emissions are not eliminated if they refuerzan.El clearest example is the survival of BBC, Radio France Internationale, Deutsche Welle, China Radio International or Voice of America.