• Well, human rights defenders, freedom of speech advocates, lawyers that we spoke to said this is really an expansion. After the military ouster of Egypt's unpopular, but elected Islamist president in 2013, we saw political opponents being arrested by the thousands, really. Then we saw a popular comedian go off the air out of fear of retribution.

    "Egypt Expands Crackdown On Freedom Of Expression, Advocates Say". "Morning Edition" with Renee Montagne, December 30, 2015.