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TV presenter Moataz Matar sentenced to 10 years in jail

The TV presenter works for pro-Muslim Brotherhood channel Al-Sharq which is allegedly broadcast from Turkey

Ahram Online , Wednesday 8 Jul 2015
Moataz Matar
Snapshot photo from Al-Sharq channel for Moataz Matar
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An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced in absentia TV presenter Moataz Matar to ten years in jail and a fine of LE 700 on charges of inciting to overthrow the regime and spreading false news, a judicial source told Aswat Masriya.

Matar, who was sentenced in absentia, works for Al-Sharq channel that is pro-Muslim Brotherhood. It is allegedly broadcasted from Turkey.

In February, Egypt's foreign ministry called on European countries to stop the broadcasting of channels linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.

In December 2013, Egypt outlawed all activities by the Muslim Brotherhood. 

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N. Mahfouz
08-07-2015 03:49pm
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We need to learn Korean
The way things are developing in the land of once a great civilization might require Egyptians to lean Korean soon. Only in North Korea all forms of media are banned except Government statements and broadcast; on this trajectory we will be soon emulating the world most UNFREE media!
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Egyptian
10-07-2015 06:38am
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American red-nicks don’t give a monkey
Allen, the fact that you’re an American red-nick who doesn’t give a monkey about Egypt, Egyptians, Arabs, blacks, and the poor; who doesn’t miss a chance to slander Egyptians; doesn’t make you a supporter of Egypt. Just brown-nosing Sisi and the Government for a cheap troll job. No matter what my Egyptian views are, I am an Egyptian who care about my county … but YOU, what do you care about but your cheap pay-per-click votes! Don’t pretend to be legit, everyone on this site knows what you are!
Allen
09-07-2015 01:19am
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The fact that your statements are published, along with that of the Muslim brotherhood sheep on a daily basis.
Proves your claims are as valid as your misguided opinions. Please feel free to learn Korean and move over there. They really do welcome supporters of terrorism with open arms.
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