Name : A challenge to halt the broadcast of AL-Jazeera Mubasher Misr (AJMM), Al-Quds, Al-Yarmouk and Ahrar 25 January channels (61894, 67358, 67603, 67743/76)

The Case was filed against: Emir of Qatar,  Prime minister of Egypt, Minister of Information, minister of investment, Chairman of General Authority for Investment and Free Zone, The Head of the Media Public Free Zone, Chairman of General Authority for Investment and Free Zone, head of the Egyptian Radio and Television Union’s board of trustees (ERTU), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Satellite Co. (NileSat), Executive director of Al-Jazeera  Mubasher Satellite Channel, director of Al-Quds Satellite Channel, director of Al-Yarmouk Satellite Channel , director of Ahrar 25 January Satellite Channel.

The contested decision: Abstaining from taking the legal procedures concerning the violations incurred by such Satellite Channels ( AL-Jazeera Mubasher Misr (AJMM), Al-Quds, Al-Yarmouk and Ahrar 25 January)

The decision: The Administrative Court ordered to cease broadcasting the aforementioned Satellite Channels and closure of their offices.

Case no. : 61894, 67358, 67603, 67743/76
Year : 2013
Litigant : Reda Mahmoud Shaaban Barakwy (lawyer) , Omar Kamal Mahmoud Mahmoud Abu Aziza (lawyer) , Mohamed Mahmoud Refaat (lawyer and president of Al-Wefaq party) , Ali Mohamed Ali Taha(lawyer) , Mahmoud Farghal Omar Omran (President of Justice Social Party) ، Capacity :Contesters

Verdict of administrative judiciary

Date :3 September, 2013