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Certainly, the U.S. can and should lead the way in promoting free speech across the world. But when it comes to promoting a free press and protecting the media in transitional states, perhaps the world would be better off following the lead of countries like Ghana.
#FreeHappyIranians and Bassem Youssef's Forced Retirement: Turning Apathy into Activism for Freedom of Expression in the Muslim World
I completely respect anyone's right to object to the utility or even the permissibility of making such videos. Here's the thing: It's not the stance you take, but the way in which you articulate that stance which matters.
But on Tuesday, controversial comedian Bassem Youssef, known as Egypt's Jon Stewart for his quick wit and biting political
On Twitter, hundreds of people began using the hashtag #KoftaGate, poking fun at the army's "kofta cure." But even with a
Egyptian blogger Ahmed Anwar has again found himself in court on charges expected to have been dropped with overturn of the Morsi regime. The reopening of Anwar's case by the military-backed government is reflective of a surprising and disturbing trend in Egypt.
One of the principal reasons so many Egyptians cheered the tanks out on to the street was the belief -- sincere or otherwise -- that whatever sort of government arose from the coup would be freer and more democratic than the Muslim Brotherhood it usurped.
Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef, and the satirical Billionaires deploy ironic humor to query the powerful and to insist that elected politicians owe voters an honest accounting of their actions.
"What's needed in Syria is a political solution to end the bloodbath," he said. "The Arab League was first in taking the
Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef discussed his decision to host an openly gay performer on his "El Bernameg" satirical news
Known as "The Jon Stewart of Egypt," Youssef made international headlines recently when an Egyptian court ordered his arrest
"Every single day in every part of the world, journalists and TV anchors are incarcerated or held up," he said. "The problem