Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt - Charges Pressed Against Host of Satrical Show

Presenter of the weekly political comedy show, Bassem Youssef said on Sunday that a complaint was filed against him for "insulting the president."

Youssef's satirical show "al-Bernameg" (The Program) comments on Egypt's political events.

In last week's show, the television host appeared embracing a pillow with a picture of President Mohamed Mursi while mocking the president's statements.

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