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Egypt's satirist stands up for freedom

An arrest warrant has been issued for popular Egyptian political satirist Bassem Youssef, for allegedly insulting Islam and President Mohammed Mursi.

An arrest warrant has been issued for a popular Egyptian political satirist, for allegedly insulting Islam and President Mohammed Mursi.

Bassem Youssef has faced several complaints over his show, El Bernameg, in a case which has highlighted growing concerns over freedom of speech in Egypt.

However he has vowed he will not be silenced.

James Kelly reports.