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Bassem Youssef arrives at Egypt's High Court for questioning

Tweeting from the High Court, the satirist says 'no one offered me anything to drink' as he waits for questioning to begin

Ahram Online, Sunday 31 Mar 2013
Bassem Youssef
Egyptian TV host Bassem Youssef arrives at high court on Sunday in a satirical style challenging President Mohamed Morsi by wearing a mock graduation cap similar to one worn by the Egyptian leader when he received an honorary doctorate in Pakistan last month (Photo: facebook.com/11FebFront)
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Renowned TV satirist Bassem Youssef arrived at Egypt's High Court on Sunday morning in response to an arrest warrant submitted by the country's top prosecutor.

In evident mockery, Youssef appeared outside the court wearing an outsized version of the hat worn by President Morsi when he received an honorary doctorate from a university in Pakistan in early March.  

 

 

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abdulrahman
31-03-2013 06:23pm
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Every Person Is Accountable For Damaging Other Person's Reputation
No person is immune to the law when he tramples on other people's rights, reputation or property even if he is a media celebrity. He may enjoy laughingly at disparaging remarks on other personalities and get away with it if they are true. However, beware he is answerable if the statements contain damaging untruths. Journalism is about the truth not synonymous to falsehood.
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