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Obama/Hillary backed "new democracy" bans freedom of speech.


US taxpayer funded “democracy advocates” move to ban freedom of speech in Egypt.

From AFP…

The ruling authorities have cracked down on media outlets seen as diffusing information likely to cause instability in Egypt during its transition following the February ouster of president Hosni Mubarak and transfer of power to the army.

On Wednesday, the government ordered a freeze on new satellite television permits after a meeting with top generals to address “media unruliness,” MENA reported.

“It was decided in the meeting to stop issuing licences for satellite channels temporarily,” it quoted Information Minister Osama Haikal as saying.

He said the cabinet had also tasked “the investments authority with taking legal measures against (existing) satellite channels that shake stability and security in this period.”

The meeting was called to discuss “media unruliness and its effects on citizens… and upcoming elections” this autumn.