Egypt to try anti-Morsi talk show host in September
Egyptian talk show host Tawfiq Okasha will face trial on 1 September on charges of calling for the murder of President Mohamed Morsi, the official MENA news agency reported on Thursday.
The editor of the small independent newspaper Al-Dustour, Islam Afifi, will also face trial on 23 August on charges of spreading false news and inciting disorder.
Tawfiq Okasha, who owns Al-Faraeen channel that airs his stridently anti-Morsi show, has been banned along with Afifi from leaving the country and authorities stopped his channel from broadcasting for a month.
The move to try the two journalists, both ardent opponents of Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood movement, comes as anti-Morsi activists plan a protest campaign against the Islamist president on 24 August.
After his inauguration on 30 June, Morsi has moved to bolster his power over the influential military and a state media that had been hostile towards his once banned movement.
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