lundi 2 janvier 2012

Egypt: A dog named Sadat.

In August 2009, Rouqaiya Sadat, daughter of the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in Cairo filed a complaint against the director of the film released in 2009 "I Love You, Man" to whom he accused of having called a dog by the name of his father.
"The film also undermines Egypt and its role in the Middle East and would have brought enormous psychological harm "acknowledges Ms. Sadat.
In one scene, the American actor Jason Segel, said he called his dog Anwar Sadat, because it closely resembles the former Egyptian president.
"We have filed a complaint against the film's producers, actors and the company that distributed it in Egypt. We are waiting to see what will decide justice but at 90%, we will take action in the U.S." Sabri said, his lawyer.
Rouqaiya wants to get the Egyptian judiciary that all reels of film are captured.
The film was banned on Egyptian screens since July 2009.
In 2008, she had been condemned for defamation to 100,000 Egyptian pounds (18,000 dollars) in damages, Hoda the daughter of former President Gamal Abdel Nasser, Sadat, who had accused of being an agent of the United States
         Killed on October 6, 1981 at age 63 by Islamists who accused him of having signed such a peace treaty with Israel in 1979, the first between Israel and Egypt, Anwar Sadat received the Nobel Peace 1978 jointly with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, who died in 1992.

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