/// Egypt’s Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef, Gets His Popular Satirical Show Pulled

June 3, 2014  |  Variety

Egyptian TV comic Bassem Youssef, known as the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, has announced the cancellation of his hugely popular political satire show “Al-Bernameg” (The Program). According to Youssef the show has been pulled due to pressure on broadcaster MBC-Misr, in clear sign of a crackdown on satire in Egypt where former army… Read more

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