The coolest place on the internet, according to this tagline.
AskArchiveFAQ

Dr. Bassem Youssef, the heart-surgeon turned satirist who hosts popular Egyptian TV show “ElBernameg” (“The Program”) has been issued an arrest warrant by Egypt’s state prosecutor, for insulting both President Mohammed Morsi and Islam. Youssef, often referred to as Egypt’s Jon Stewart (he visited The Daily Show last year, about which he is clearly proud — the above photo is his Twitter avatar), has been the target of numerous legal challenges to his public mockeries and criticisms of Egypt’s ruling powers, specifically Morsi and his party, the Muslim Brotherhood. Challenges to free speech and dissent which, frankly, validate his criticisms. Youssef tweeted that he’d be turning himself in on Sunday, “unless they kindly send a police van today and save me the transportation hassle.” source

Dr. Bassem Youssef, the heart-surgeon turned satirist who hosts popular Egyptian TV show “ElBernameg” (“The Program”) has been issued an arrest warrant by Egypt’s state prosecutor, for insulting both President Mohammed Morsi and Islam. Youssef, often referred to as Egypt’s Jon Stewart (he visited The Daily Show last year, about which he is clearly proud — the above photo is his Twitter avatar), has been the target of numerous legal challenges to his public mockeries and criticisms of Egypt’s ruling powers, specifically Morsi and his party, the Muslim Brotherhood. Challenges to free speech and dissent which, frankly, validate his criticisms. Youssef tweeted that he’d be turning himself in on Sunday, “unless they kindly send a police van today and save me the transportation hassle.” source

March 30, 2013 // 15:53 // 1 year ago
blog comments powered by Disqus

243 notes from really cool Tumblrs like ours. Click to read.

  1. citizensrule reblogged this from shortformblog
  2. queridafloresita reblogged this from cognitivedissonance
  3. admrlaitia reblogged this from lionpolitics
  4. brightstartheory reblogged this from cognitivedissonance
  5. to0oto0o222 reblogged this from shortformblog
  6. harrisonesmuycaliente reblogged this from wired
  7. insideachrysaliswrithing reblogged this from shortformblog
  8. intersectionalityorbullshit reblogged this from lemondifficult
  9. amarantae reblogged this from verin-mystal
  10. socially-awkward-supervillian reblogged this from verin-mystal
  11. 1veryskepticalgecko reblogged this from verin-mystal
  12. verin-mystal reblogged this from wired
  13. stormyseraphi reblogged this from allergicboytoy
  14. lustermuse reblogged this from wired
  15. deanmonsofsammy reblogged this from shortformblog
  16. allergicboytoy reblogged this from sonotthatspoopy
  17. sonotthatspoopy reblogged this from cognitivedissonance
  18. ritacorny reblogged this from trickbop
  19. fatmise reblogged this from wired
  20. cardigankhaleesi reblogged this from shortformblog
  21. bake-easyy reblogged this from shortformblog