Jama'a al-Islamiya has objected to the live broadcast of the trial of Egypt's ousted president, Hosni Mubarak.
Senior Jama'a al-Islamiya leader Assem Abdel Maged told Al-Hayat satellite channel on Tuesday that he feared Mubarak's answers during the trial might include lies that would incite sedition in the country.
Abdel Maged warned that Egypt faces a state of uproar full of lies and rumors.
Mubarak and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, as well as former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly and six former top security officials stand trial at Cairo's Police Academy Wednesday.
They face charges of killing pro-democracy protesters during the January uprising that forced Mubarak to step down in February.
Abdel Maged stressed the right of martyrs' families to watch Mubarak and his aides being tried, but he said the full proceedings should not be aired.
Jama’a al-Islamiya is one of Egypt's largest Islamist organizations. It is accused of orchestrating armed attacks against the ruling regime during the 1990s, after which the group formally renounced violence.