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SAY GOODBYE TO ALJAZEERA NEWS!!!

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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 03:18 AM
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Egyptian state TV reported Sunday morning that the Al Jazeera office in Cairo is being shut down and Al Jazeera reporters are losing their press credentials in Egypt. Al Jazeera correspondent Dan Nolan tweeted the news at about 11 a.m. local time, adding that Al Jazeera's licenses were revoked, per state media. Nolan quickly added, "Don't worry we'll still report what's happening in #Egypt no matter what new restrictions they put on us."



that sucks that was a great news site!!! now were going to have to rely on mainstreem



no more aljazeer news


finally find a good news source and now its gone.




posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 03:29 AM
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It is only the AJ office in Cairo that is being shut down, not the entire Al Jazeera site/news service. The service has different bureau offices all over the Arab world and to a smaller degree in the western world also. You'll still be able to get news at the AJ website but it does look like the Egyptian authorities are revoking all press privileges in Egypt for AJ reporters.



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 03:32 AM
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Only the Cairo office.

Egypt has been particularly hostile to media of late.



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 03:32 AM
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yea but how long till they get revoked everywhere in Egypt?


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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 03:44 AM
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Cairo is the bureau office for the entire country so by them shutting the Cairo office down, they have already effectively shut down AJ throughout Egypt. All press credentials for AJ reporters in Egypt have been revoked. Not knowing what the exact regulations are for media in Egypt, my guess is that this means that any news reporting activity by any AJ reporter in Egypt would be disallowed. In other words, AJ reporters would be subject to detainment and/or arrest.
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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 03:44 AM
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sucks they are being prevented from covering where the action is, they had the best coverage of what was going on
thats more than likly why they were shut down there,



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 03:57 AM
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I'm sure you are exactly correct about that. Like Noam Chomsky said, "He who controls the media, controls the mind of the public." The last thing Mubarak wants is for the press to inform the Egyptian people about "who-what-why-where-when-and-how."

P.S. Flagged and starred. Excellent example of how important an unencumbered press is in times like these!
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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:03 AM
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they should be back when a new govt is established.

a good documentary about AJ is called "Control Room" (2004).
Covers the Iraq war and the differences between what AJ was showing and what thw west was allowed to see.


A chronicle which provides a rare window into the international perception of the Iraq War, courtesy of Al Jazeera, the Arab world's most popular news outlet. Roundly criticized by Cabinet members and Pentagon officials for reporting with a pro-Iraqi bias, and strongly condemned for frequently airing civilian causalities as well as footage of American POWs, the station has revealed (and continues to show the world) everything about the Iraq War that the Bush administration did not want it to see.


Internet Movie Database entry for Control Room

Well worth a watch.



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:03 AM
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going to suck when they take the internet here, but we know it eventually coming!
just think about it, how much easier it would be for tptb to do what they need to do
and they have already started in there quest for a power grab , and soon we will have internet2



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:07 AM
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where can you see it at? all that is there is the trailor?

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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:16 AM
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The fools of the dictatorial regimes and dictators in particular.

As if they have the power to shut down news and information flow in today's highly technological world, interwoven cleverly by noble men whom knew one day their descendants will need it for freedom, planted with the seeds by the greedy corporations that thought they alone will profit from it.

A TV station will get shuts down, another still broadcast, in TV or radio form. At worse, runners or homing pigeons can still be used.

Telecommunications can be killed, but for how long? Without telecommunications, the economy comes to a standstill, and their very own private bodyguards will not be able to keep in contact with the masters.

There is NO WAY to stop information flow. Regardless if the revolution had won or lost today, the seeds of revolution had already been sown across the worlds. Even in the most repressive regimes, the rank and files are still made up of humans, and no human is born out of a rock.

Soldier, police or spy, they too have loved ones that they will give up their lives for, and they too will realized how stained their uniforms will be if they were to kill their own people, people whom had pay taxes, fed and house them and their families..

Tyrants beware.



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:18 AM
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For the record, Al-Jazeera is centered in Dubai; Egypt is cracking down on press within its borders and shutting down the Cairo branch of al-Jazeera, but the news service certainly isn't going anywhere. And given the quality of al-Jazeera reporters, i seriously doubt Egypt's latest degree is going to stop them at all.



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:20 AM
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Originally posted by CitizenNum287119327
they should be back when a new govt is established.

a good documentary about AJ is called "Control Room" (2004).
Covers the Iraq war and the differences between what AJ was showing and what thw west was allowed to see.


A chronicle which provides a rare window into the international perception of the Iraq War, courtesy of Al Jazeera, the Arab world's most popular news outlet. Roundly criticized by Cabinet members and Pentagon officials for reporting with a pro-Iraqi bias, and strongly condemned for frequently airing civilian causalities as well as footage of American POWs, the station has revealed (and continues to show the world) everything about the Iraq War that the Bush administration did not want it to see.


Internet Movie Database entry for Control Room

Well worth a watch.


Here is the link for the actual movie. You can watch it for free on google video


Google Video Link

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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:23 AM
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Al-Jazeera is still broadcasting live from Cairo.

The Egyptian government can only control state owned media, so who is going to enforce the shutdown of Al-Jazeera and how?



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:27 AM
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This just been tweeted from Evanchil, an Al-Jazeera reporter:




evanchill The team is working on a plan if the shutdown does occur. For obvious reasons, won't be tweeting the details here. #jan25


So doesn't look like they have any intention of following this ruling and are going to carry on reporting.

Live news feed HERE
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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 04:40 AM
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so long for an independant reliable news sender....
bet CNN is now supressing the news..telling the protest are over...



posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 05:10 AM
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well it seems I may have had a point.

Mubarek's intelligence is telling him
almost the same thing I have been saying.

Egypt arrests Muslim Brotherhood leadership.
MB is funded by CAIR who is then funded by George Soros' Tides Foundation

Egypt to shut down Cairo Bureau of Al Jazeera.
AJ is also funded by George Soros' Open Society Ins.

but I guess nobody gives a ^&$%# about that name anymore.

but I guess Mubarek is listening.

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posted on Jan, 30 2011 @ 06:16 AM
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Al Jazeera has told it will carry on reporting regardless. The Egyptian authorities have not as yet served any official papers on them, instead saying that their cameras would be taken if discovered.

AJ is still reporting live, and long may they continue with their reporting, the pictures of which are being picked up the world over.
On the spot reporters are not disclosing either their name or position.

Clearly the DICTATORS still running the country are more than nervous about the worldwide support being generated for the Egyptian people.

They WILL NOT stay in power THE WORLD will see to that.

I'd like to see them all dumped on the street and dealt with accordingly.

Fox.



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