Sunday, January 30, 2011

Egypt: a government satellite stopped broadcasting Al-Jazeera

Al-Jazeera announced that the Egyptian government satellite, Nilesat, stopped its spread to the country Sunday.The chain activity known as the "Arab CNN" has been forbidden Sunday country and its spread was halted. The accreditation of journalists in Egypt have been revoked.The satellite Nilesat also allowed viewing of the media in Tunisia, Turkey and Algeria. Al-Jazeera broke the news on the air on the Arabsat satellite and gave a new frequency to capture viewers.
The media widely covered demonstrations in Egypt through its office in Cairo and its correspondents in the country. He believes that this decision is an attempt to silence the Egyptians.

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