Appealing against the negative decision of abstention of dismissing the broadcastof Melody and Melody Tricks

Type: Administrative cancellation and other administrative claims

Case no.: 19785 of judiciary year 66

Date: 2012

Court: Administrative judiciary

Department: Economic and investing disputes (seventh)

Decision appealed against: the negative administrative decision of abstention of taking procedures legaly decided concerning violations committed by Melody satellite channels


First verdict date: 5-5-2012


Appellant: Ibrahim Atia Al Salamoni – Lawyer and Salwa Mohamed Al Fares – Lawyer

The Appealed against: Minister of mass communication  – Minister of investment – Head of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones – Head of board of trustees of the Free Zone media Administration – Head of board of trustees of the Egyptian company of Satellites –  Head of board of trustees of the Egyptian Union of TV and Radio -Head of board of trustees of Melody channels – Dalia (anchor in Melody channel) – Mirna (anchor in Melody channel) – ad model known as “Boby” – Ad model known as Wadie – Ad

Model known as Rasha

Judges: President – Hassouna Tawfiq Hassouna Mahgoub


Abdul Fattah Al Sayed Ahmed Abdul Aal and Tamer Abdullah Mohamed Ali


Verdict text: The court ruled of the acceptance of the lawsuit in form and the suspension of the decision appealed against of the abstention of taking the legally decided procedures to dismiss broadcasting the channel and disconnecting it for 30 days with revoking the reasons of the violations and the suspension of broadcasting ads showing any of the claimed against the 11th, 12th and 13th and dismissing broadcasting the two channels of Melody and Melody Tricks for one week with what results from this in the way figured in the reasons and obliged the claimed against all of them to pay expenses this request and ordered  to execute the verdict with its draft and the referral of the lawsuit to the State Commissioners Authority to prepare a report concerning the legal point of view.