(Salma Shukrallah’s article appeared on the AP, 5/18; via the Drudge Report.)

CAIRO (AP) — Police have arrested a teenage Egyptian street performer they accuse of inciting anti-government protests and releasing an online video "insulting state institutions," his lawyer said on Sunday.

Mahmoud Othman told The Associated Press that Ezzedeen Khaled, 19, was arrested Saturday from his Cairo home.

Khaled is member of a satirical group called Awlad al-Shawarea, or "Street Children," which recently released a video clip critical of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi that has circulated on social media.


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