In recent days your channel has broadcast
images of poorly attended protests when, in reality, the areas were almost
always full of people opposing former President Mohammed Morsi. The
Egyptian people want to know: why did you choose to film during times
of day when those areas were empty? Especially when the pro-Morsi
areas of Cairo were almost always shown as full.
Also, more than 50 pro-Morsi demonstrators were killed by Egyptian security forces, some of your reports initially said the number was in the hundreds. It's clear to us that you are biased towards the Muslim Brotherhood.
We ask that you stop favoring this group through entirely one-sided reporting and commit to more fair and balanced coverage of events in Egypt.
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It's clear to us that Al Jazeera Live Egypt is biased in favor of former President Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood. The network is clearly promoting the Brotherhood's agenda and exaggerating...
It's clear to us that Al Jazeera Live Egypt is biased in favor
of former President Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood. The network is clearly
promoting the Brotherhood's agenda and exaggerating its number of
supporters, leading over 20 Al Jazeera employees to quit in protest.
One well-known female presenter, Fatma Nabil, resigned early in July, saying:
"We had the feeling
that the channel is partisan in favor of political Islam, and in most cases
selectivity is exercised in broadcasting the text messages [of the viewers] on
the channel, and even more so in the selection of guests and
During this time of political uncertainty, it's important for Al Jazeera's Egyptian broadcast maintain fair and unbiased reporting, without favoring any one point of view.