French court orders Eutelsat to resume broadcast of two Kurdish channels
MESOP NEWS : FRENCH RULED PRO KURDISH PKK-PARTY
15 Nov 2016 – MESOP – Paris Commercial Court has issued an order to reopen the Kurdish channels MED Nuce TV and Newroz TV on Tuesday after French satellite company Eutelsat halted broadcast of the networks.
The French court considered the closure of the channels “illegal” and annulled the decision to suspend their broadcast, NRT reported.Paris Commercial Court ruled that Eutelsat resume the broadcast of Newroz TV which is affiliated to Eutelsat’s SKM (Stiftelsen Kurdish Media). The court also ruled Eutelsat to pay a compensation of 10,000 Euro for every day the broadcast will remain suspended as of today’s court verdict.The Turkish state had sent a letter to Eutelsat via RTUK (the Radio and Television Supreme Council) demanding the closure of Med Nuce’s broadcasts, according to Eutelsat officials. www.mesop.de