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Egypt Satirist Faces New Charges of Atheism, Insulting Islam

April 09, 2013

Bassem Youssef said new investigation started, on his twitter account. *Youssef also facing charges of insulting Pakistan *Calls to the prosecutor-general’s spokesman, Hassan Yassin, were not answered NOTE: Youssef was ordered released on bail earlier this month, hours after turning himself in for questioning over allegations he insulted Islam and President Mohamed Mursi

To contact the reporter on this story: Salma El Wardany in Cairo at selwardany@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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