The ‘Jon Stewart’ of Egypt on the liberation of satire

Aired: 2/16/2016 | 0:06:19 | Clip
Last week Egypt marked the five-year anniversary of the revolution that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak. But the road forward has been slow and tumultuous. Jeffrey Brown talks to Bassem Youssef, the political satirist some call “the Jon Stewart of Egypt,” who was targeted and arrested by the government, about the role of humor as a tool to upset taboos.

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