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Egyptian Court to Rule on Satellite Television Charge Next Month

September 04, 2012

Egypt’s Administrative Court reserved judgment until Oct. 13 in the case of a satellite television channel head accused of inciting the president’s murder, according to a faxed statement from the court today.

Tawfik Okasha, the head of the Al-Faraeen channel, faces allegations of incitement to kill President Mohamed Mursi and of publicly insulting him.

To contact the reporter on this story: Salma El Wardany in Cairo at selwardany@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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