January 16, 2008

Thai Satellite Firm Terminates Deal with Hizbullah TV

Good for Thailand for having integrity. From Thai Satellite Firm Terminates Deal with Hizbullah TV via Daily Alert:

The Thai satellite company Thaicom said Wednesday it halted broadcasts of Hizbullah's Al-Manar television channel last Friday after learning it was tied to the Shiite militant group. Piyanuch Sujpluem, a spokeswoman for Shin Satellite Public Company, said the contract with Al-Manar had been a purely commercial deal "without knowledge that such a station had connections to a terrorist group."