La Révolution Russe – Les Grandes Batailles

An episode about the Russian Revolution of 1917. It was forbidden to be aired on local TV (CLT) because it was labeled as “propaganda for communism”. N.B: While television in the Arab world was a government monopoly, Lebanon was an exception where in 1956, the Lebanese government granted broadcast licenses to two private companies, La Compagnie Libanaise de Télévision (CLT) and Compagnie de Télévision du Liban et du Proche (Télé-Orient). CLT began broadcasting on May 28, 1959, making it the first commercial television station in the Arabic-speaking world.

Censorship Information

Date Released 1968
Date Censored 1968
Official Censoring Entity General Security
Censoring Reason Politics
Action Taken Banned