Egypt Independent

Top prosecutor refers 30 new complaints against Bassem Youssef for investigation



 
 
Public Prosecutor Hesham Barakat referred on Tuesday 30 reports that had been filed against satirist Bassem Youssef to Cairo Appeal Prosecution for investigation.
 
Barakat also instructed Walid Fekry, head of the prosecution, to add the new reports to three previous reports on Youssef insulting armed forces, Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, some state figures and his description of the 30 June revolution as a ‘military coup.’
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm