Cairo Communique: Egypt's Ramadan TV Series Controversial at Home as Well as Abroad
Hammond, Andrew, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
Andrew Hammond is a free-lance journalist based in Cairo.
Despite calls from the U.S. State Department on Cairo and other Arab governments to ban it for alleged anti-Semitism, a controversial Egyptian TV drama was aired during the peak viewing season of the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Nov. 6. The allegations were based on the series' reference to The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, a text put together in 1907 by Russian agents to discredit the Czar's liberal enemies who were allied with Russia's Jewish community. The book outlines Jewish plans not only to establish a Jewish state in Palestine--as Zionist congresses in Europe already had clearly announced--but to take …
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Publication information: Article title: Cairo Communique: Egypt's Ramadan TV Series Controversial at Home as Well as Abroad. Contributors: Hammond, Andrew - Author. Magazine title: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Volume: 22. Issue: 1 Publication date: January/February 2003. Page number: 36. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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