Egypt: Court Shuts Down Al-Jazeera Egypt
3 September 2013
Photo: Maria Hengeveld/RNW
Several journalists have been killed since the bloody crackdown on protesters calling for the reinstatement of ousted President Mohamed Mursi.
An Egyptian administrative court ruled that the Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera Egypt and three other channels be shut down on Tuesday.
The three other channels are Al-Yamrok, Al-Quds and Ahrar 25.
Plaintiffs had accused these channels of threatening national peace and spreading lies and false information to stir tension and cause panic.
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