France bans Hamas-backed TV

Palestinian group says action against al-Aqsa contradicts principles of freedom and justice.

    Broadcasting regulators in France have ordered a French satellite company to stop carrying al-Aqsa, the Hamas-backed TV station.

    Officials at the Higher Broadcasting Council ordered Eutelsat to stop providing services to the channel because the network "entices hatred".

    Hamas officials said the ban contradicted the "principles of freedom and justice which France is proud of".

    Estelle Youssouffa reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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