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2 pro-Morsi TV hosts sentenced to 2 years in jail for 'incitement against state'

The two journalists work for a pro-Brotherhood channel operating out of Turkey

Ahram Online , Tuesday 7 Jun 2016
Mohamed Nasser and Moatez Matar
Mohamed Nasser and Moatez Matar (Photo: Ahram Online )
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A Giza misdemeanor court sentenced on Tuesday two pro-Morsi TV hosts in absentia to two years in jail for incitement against state institutions and spreading false news and rumours.

Bail was set at EGP 5000.

The two hosts, Moatez Mattar and Mohamed Nasser, were both sentenced in absentia.

Moatez Mattar and Mohamed Nasser are currently working for the pro-Muslim Brotherhood "Al-Sharq" channel that broadcasts from Turkey.

The prosecution accused the two TV hosts of broadcasting video clips on social media networks "mocking Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his speeches, as well as spreading rumours about the lack of social justice in Egypt and the decline of Suez Canal revenues." 

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Egypt El-Sisi
08-06-2016 01:33pm
Spreading rumors ??
about the lack of social justice in Egypt and the decline of Suez Canal revenues! ... What these terrorist sympathizers mean; Canal revenue is up, tourism is up, and social justice is never better ... Egypt El-Sisi!
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08-06-2016 05:00am
You don’t have to be pro Morsi
Morsi was a loser and the MB has no place in Egyptian politics, and so is Sisi; he’s proven to be more incompetent than Morsi and more dictatorial than Mubarak. The Egyptian people are cursed to have such a succession of incompetent dictators; either Islamist radicals or army tyrants; when are we going to have a competent economist?
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