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Culture Minister considers blocking Egyptian TV channel. Anti-Semitic transmissions could be banned by law. Anniken Huitfeldt, the Minister of Culture, is considering barring broadcasts by an Egyptian TV channel in Norway because of its anti-Semitic transmissions. Al-Rahma has already been banned by the French Media Authority after televising a speech by an Egyptian cleric on 31 October last year, reports NRK.

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Culture Minister considers blocking Egyptian TV channel

Published on Monday, 26th April, 2010 at 15:02 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 27th April 2010 at 10:18.

Anti-Semitic transmissions could be banned by law.

Norwegian Media Authority
Norwegian Media Authority
Photo: Medietilsynet


Anniken Huitfeldt, the Minister of Culture, is considering barring broadcasts by an Egyptian TV channel in Norway because of its anti-Semitic transmissions.

Al-Rahma has already been banned by the French Media Authority after televising a speech by an Egyptian cleric on 31 October last year, reports NRK.

“Your turn has come at last, you offspring of apes and pigs, you most accursed creatures created by Allah…I have a message for every Jew on the face of the earth. The army of Muhammad will return. Oh offspring of apes and pigs, the day of vengeance is nearing,” said Hazem Shuman on air.

Her decision will need to be backed up by a court ruling, and she’s now asked for help..

“In my opinion, it’s anti-Semitism. I’m going to ask the Norwegian Media Authority (Medietilsynet) to investigate if signals from this channel are transmitted here,” she says.




Published on Monday, 26th April, 2010 at 15:02 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 27th April 2010 at 10:18.

This post has the following tags: anniken, huitfeldt, anti-semitic, tv, transmissions, memri, al-rahma, egypt, banned, france, norway.





  
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