3 September 2013

Egypt: Court Shuts Down Al-Jazeera Egypt

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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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