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May 12, 2019
Clip No.
7279

Egyptian Actor Mohamed Sobhi Says That After Airing of Antisemitic Show He Starred in, Sales of Protocols of the Elders of Zion Skyrocketed in Egypt

Egyptian actor Mohamed Sobhi said in a May 12, 2019 interview on Nahar TV (Egypt) that he was proud that an antisemitism suit was filed against him at the International Court of Justice for his role in the antisemitic Egyptian TV show "Horseman without a Horse." He added that the show's real achievement was that two million copies of "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" were bought by university students within three months of the show's broadcast. For some excerpts from "Horseman without a Horse," see MEMRI TV Clip No. 3383.

Interviewer: "In 2002, you participated in the show Horseman Without a Horse. The show was banned at the time, but 10 years later it was broadcasted in its entirety on Tahrir TV."

Mohamed Sobhi: "Correct.

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"This show triggered many attacks and an antisemitism suit was even filed against me at the Hague. This is something that I am very proud of. The show's real achievement is that two million copies of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion were purchased by university students within three months."