Egypt’s Jon Stewart sees few laughs in military clampdown

Following the collapse of the Mubarak regime in Egypt, Bassem Youssef rose to stardom with a satirical television show similar to Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show. Now as the new government is beginning to look more like the old, he expresses his frustration over the ruling military council’s actions to restrict the press in what CPJ’s Mohamed Abdel Dayem calls “the height of hypocrisy.”

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