Correctional revolution on Egyptian TV bans video clips for Haifa Wahbi, Nancy Ajram, Ruby and Alissa
Egyptian television had started a new series of corrective action in a move to change their policy on what is appropriate and inappropriate for its viewers. All video clips that would include hot scenes will be banned from broadcasting, and several scenes from other musical video clips will be omitted.
These procedures came after many complaints by viewers were filed stating that the video clips contain too many seductive scenes and they asked that those video clips be banned. Among the songs to be banned are Lebanese somger Alissa's song "Agmal Ihsas" (The Best Feeling), Ruby's song "Inta Aref Leih" (You Know Why), Haifa's song "Agol Ahwak" (I Like You), in addition to Nancy Ajram's song "Ya Salam" and they omitted some scenes from her other song "Akhasmak Ah".
According to the London based Elaph, the older generation of singers has also been affected by these new procedures; Samira Saeed's song "Yom Wara Yom" (Day After Day) will have some scenes omitted because it had many seductive scenes according to the standards set by the Egyptian television. The censoring also targeted male singers like Ehab Tawfiq's song "Allah Alek Ya sidi" because models were wearing sexy outfits. In addition, these actions included some songs for Hani shaker, Mohammed Munir, Khaled Ajaj, and Mustafa Amar.
Egyptian censorship in Egyptian television decided to reproduce Nawal Zugbi's song "Illi Temanaitoh" (The one I Wished for) and Assi Hillani was not saved because his new song "Gali" (Dear) will have to go through some changes to omit scenes of models dancing.
The television also included the old songs in these new procedures and now is reconsidering old video clips like "Habibi Ya Noor Elein", "El Alem Allah", "Habibi Wala Ala Balo" for Egyptian singer Amr Diab. –Albawaba.com
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