"This is indecent. We are crossing the line in everything,” he added, referring to Khaled Abu Bakr, a host at Orbit channel, who criticized the president for not actively following up on the aftermath of the deadly flooding in Alexandria in early October.
Eissa, a longtime fervent backer of Sisi’s policies, was referring to protests by supporters of former President Morsi outside the satellite channels compound west of Cairo.
“The president was not concerned, however, with syndicate reports about the detention of more than 32 colleagues of that presenter. More than 20 of those were arrested for merely doing their job,” continues al-Balshy.