Pulic Title for the case: Appealing against the negative decision of abstention of suspending the broadcasting of Al Faraein Satellite channel

Type: Administrative cancellation and other administrative claims

Case no.: 8929 judiciary year 66

Date: 2011

Court: Administrative judiciary

Department: Economic and Investment disputes (seventh)

Decision appealed against: The negative administrative decision of abstention of taking the legal decided procedures concerning violations committed by al Faraein Satellite channel


First verdict date: 14-1-2012

Appellant:Mohamed Hami Salem Al Sayed

The Appealed against:  Minister of investment  – Head of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones  – Head of board of trustees of the Free Zone media Administration in his representation – Head of board of trustees of the Egyptian company of Satellites – Head of board of trustees of al Faraein satellite channel – Tawfiq Yahya Ibrahim Atya known as Tawfiq Okasha anchor of “Masr al Youm” program



Judges: President – Hassouna Tawfiq Mahgoub

Members: Abdul Fattah Al Sayed Ahmed Abdul Aal and Hosni Bashir Abbas


Verdict text: The court ruled of the acceptance of the lawsuit in form and the suspension of the negative decision appealed against of the abstention of taking the legally  decided procedures concerning the violations committed by al Faraein satellite channel with its program “Masr al Youm” with what results from this specially suspending the broadcasting of al Faraein channel during the period dedicated to the program according to the program ratified map during the issuance of the verdict with a period appropriate to the violations proved by this verdict and the abolishment of the violations reasons and suspension of broadcasting any other programs under different names showing the appealed against “Tawfiq Okasha” during the period of suspension whether directly or indirectly as it is figured in the reasons  and obliged the appealed against to pay expenses this request ordering to execute the verdict with its draft and without announcement and the referral of the lawsuit to the State Commissioners Authority to prepare a report concerning the legal point of view.


The report of the State Commissioners Authority: in the appeal no. 6622 year 58 supreme judiciary session dated 20-10-2012, the authority accepted the appeal in for and rejected it in subject obliging the appellant to pay expenses.