Trial of owner of belly dancing TV channel adjourned

Ahram Online, Sunday 16 Jun 2013

Egypt court adjourns case of Jordanian businesswoman charged with facilitating prostitution through a belly dancing TV channel

The trial of a Jordanian businesswoman and three fugitives accused of facilitating escort-like services via Al-Dala belly dancing channel was postponed Saturday to 22 June by Egypt’s Misdemeanours Court.

According to Al-Ahram Arabic news website, 26-year-old Thanaa is also facing charges of broadcasting by satellite without a license and of airing ads for “sexual products.”

Anyone convicted of involvement in prostitution can face up to three years in jail under Egyptian law.

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