Saudi ministry mulls closing TV channel 'provoking sectarianism'
2012-03-27 - AMEinfo.com | Saudi Arabia | Latest News - Saudi Arabia: The Saudi government is considering shutting down a satellite TV channel for "provoking sectarianism and harming the national unity," Saudi Gazette has reported. The unnamed channel aired a show that allegedly aimed to divide the residents of a region within the kingdom along sectarian lines. "National unity is the red line," said Dr Abdul Aziz Khoja, minister of culture and information. "Sectarian statements against a region, tribe or a family are unacceptable. The ministry will prevent any type of sedition."  

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