Agence France-PresseMay 1, 2013 12:01
A prominent opponent of Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has been detained on suspicion of insulting the Islamist leader, the activist's lawyer said on Wednesday.
Ahmed Douma, a blogger and activist who has called for Morsi's trial over the shooting deaths of protesters, was ordered held for four days by prosecutors in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, lawyer Ali Soliman told AFP.
The prosecutors were investigating a complaint accusing Douma of insulting Morsi, filed by a member of Morsi's Freedom and Justice Party, Soliman said. He said Douma turned himself in on Tuesday.