Case of the Opposition vs. Ministry of Information [Archives:1999/24/Local News]

June 14 1999

Islah, YSP and the Nasserites Unionists Parties are filing suits against the Ministry of Information for unequal coverage by the official media of these parties local conferences and activities. Lawyer Mohammed Naji Alaw has been chosen to represent these parties in this case, which had its first hearing on Sunday, June 13th in a Capital Secretariat Court. The court appointed a lawyer to represent the ministry following its failure to comply with the court’s summon.