Tuesday, November 3, 2015

In Egypt, a soccer team owner's racist comment leads to online protests

El Ashira Masaa is a popular daily Egyptian call-in show on satellite TV that has viewers around the world. On July 3,2015, many of them were shocked to hear Mortada Mansour, head of the Zamalek soccer club, calling in a slamming the show host for having soccer player Ahmed Elmerghani on as one of his guests.

That's when things got ugly.

Reported this for PRI's The World.