Sadeq said her comments were not meant to desecrate the Shiite sect.
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Talk show host Dima Sadeq and LBCI cut short a daily political program Friday in a sign of protest against repeated attacks on the media, days after the Higher Shiite Council threatened the local channel with legal action over remarks made during Sadeq's show.Sadeq agreed with comments made by Zahran, a Sunni, adding that even Abdullah, the Prophet's father, was not a Muslim.The Higher Shiite Council condemned the remarks by Sadeq and Zahran and threatened in local media to file a lawsuit if the channel failed to retract them. It said that the statements targeted Muslims in general and Shiites in particular. Sadeq, a Shiite, wrote on her Facebook page that LBCI had come under "political pressure" as a result.
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