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Watch Jon Stewart Pay Tribute To The Egyptian Satirist Just Banned From TV

"Bassem Youssef and his team did a tremendous show under harrowing conditions, and while they're not on the air for now, their work will continue to inspire us all here at this show."

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After an ancient Egypt joke, Stewart ended seriously: "The point is that Bassem Youssef and his team did a tremendous show under harrowing conditions, and while they're not on the air for now, their work will continue to inspire us all here at this show."

"Congratulations to to them for a job well done." Watch the full clip here:

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Former BuzzFeed World Reporter, Current BuzzFeed News Contributor

Contact Miriam Berger at miriam.berger+done@buzzfeed.com.

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