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Egypt: Charges pressed against host of satrical show

Sunday, December 23, 2012 2:26 PM 
Political Comedian, Bassem Youssef in an episode of his weekly show. - Photo from Facebook.

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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