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Egyptian Swahili Broadcasts (Representations)

Volume 531: debated on Thursday 29 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that Egyptian Government broadcasts in the Swahili tongue have continued to issue propaganda designed to stir up African hatred of British colonial administration, even hailing Mau Mau terrorists on 20th July as Kenya nationalists; what have been the results of Her Majesty's Ambassador's protests to the Egyptian Government; and whether he will instruct the Ambassador to protest further and more strongly.

Yes. Her Majesty's Government have made further representations to the Egyptian Government about the continuance of these broadcasts.