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Sowt Alamel (Voice of Hope)

Also known as: Sowt Libya (Voice of Libya)
Sowt Alamel (Voice of Hope) originally began as Sowt Libya (Voice of Libya). It was launched shortly after a June 2005 conference of seven Libyan opposition groups in London. Programming initially launched on satellite in September 2005 but was jammed off the air by the Libyan regime. Returned to the airwaves in January 2006 on short wave and also suffered from intense jamming.
Organization
Advanced TV & Satellite Ltd., a commercial radio service to promote human rights and democracy in Libya from its studios in London.
Location
January 25, 2006 - present: unknown
December 2005: Telstar 12
September 19, 2005 - November 2005: Eutelsat Hotbird satellite
Languages
Arabic
Identification
(Arabic) Sowt Alamel
Active
January 25, 2006 - present: short wave
September 19, 2005 - December 2005 on satellite
Station tested transmissions as "Sowt Libya" (Voice of Libya).
Contact
Unknown
 
  LATEST NEWS CLIPS
January 25, 2006
Libya's Sowt Alamel Returns Despite Qaddafi's Attacks (updated)
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Libya Jams Western Broadasts
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December 3, 2005
Protest to Libya after satellites jammed
September 26, 2005
Voice of Libya in Exile Targets Qaddafi
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