TV-host case adds to Egypt free-press doubts

Posted: January 2, 2013 at 5:22 a.m.

Egyptian prosecutors launched an investigation Tuesday against a popular television satirist for purportedly insulting the president in the latest case raised by Islamist lawyers against outspoken media personalities.

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