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      Archive: 8/23/2012
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        8/23/2012, Elul 5, 5772

      More Remand for Journalist who Insulted Morsi


      A criminal court in Giza extended, Thursday, the remand of Islam Afifi, the editor of the newspaper Al-Dustour, who is accused of insulting Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and publishing lies about him.

      Afifi is one of a number of journalists who have been charged with such offenses. The beginning of his trial was postponed until the middle of September.