Bassem Youssef

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HAITHAM EL-TABEI Egyptians gather in front of... News PhotoBassem Youssef,Cairo,Egypt,Horizontal,Middle East,Politics,Poster,SatiristPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HAITHAM EL-TABEI Egyptians gather in front of a poster of Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef at a theatre in Cairo on January 22, 2013. The Cairo cafe is packed with patrons in stitches as television host Bassem Youssef fires his caustic criticism at President Mohamed Morsi, but post-revolution media freedoms have proved no laughing matter for some. Youssef, a heart surgeon turned comedian who enjoys a massive following, has now joined the ranks of several colleagues in the media who face charges of insulting the president. AFP PHOTO /KHALED DESOUKI (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)