Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

19 April 2014

Egypt: Satirical Show On Hold to Prevent Influencing Vote - MBC

Cairo — The MBC channel group said on Saturday that Bassem Yousself's el-Bernameg (the programme) will be suspended until May 30 to prevent influencing voters during the upcoming presidential elections, Egypt's state news agency said.

The MBC group explained that the already-set suspension is in respect of the May elections and is in effort to prevent influencing public opinion.

Egypt will vote for a new president on May 26 and 27.

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