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Egypt airs "documentary" based on forged "Protocols of the Elders of Zion"

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Submitted by DebP (United States), Nov 5, 2002 at 12:10

Tonight for the first time ever, the Protocols have been turned into a TV documentary, and will be broadcast during primetime throughout the entire month of Ramadan. Since Muslims are fasting during this period, they tend to watch more TV than usual, so viewership is expected to be at a peak. The program is being broadcast in Egypt; it is being billed as an "exposé", or as the screenwriter says:

By means of the series, I am exposing
all the protocols of the eldaers of
Zion that have been implemented to
date, in a dramatic, comic, historic,
national [Arab], tragic and romantic
manner.

Israel is complaining that the TV series will breach a 1979 Israeli-Egyptian peace agreement in which the two parties agreed that they would not incite their peoples against each other. When our ambassador, David Welch, raised U.S. concerns about the series with the Egyptian Information Minister, Safwat El-Sherif, he was told that the series "contains nothing that can be considered anti-Semitic", and so American concerns were dismissed out of hand.

If you are interested in reading more about the TV series, you can check out http://www.washtimes.com/world/20021105-24477876.htm

This is so beyond the pale.
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