Tawfiq Okasha (born 12 July 1967 in Dakahlia, Egypt) is an Egyptian media and politician.
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Name: Tawfiq Okasha
Name in Arabic: توفيق عكاشة
Country of nationality: Egypt
Date of birth: July 12, 1967
Place of birth: nabruh, Dakahlia, Egypt
Age: 50 years (in 2017)
Astrological sign: Cancer
Profession: Media, politician, journalist
Position: director of Al-Fara’in channel
Years of activity: 1991 – present
Biography, Life Story
Tawfiq Okasha was born on July 12, 1967 in nabruh, Dakahlia governorate, Egypt. He is the chairman of the board of Directors of Al-Fara’in channel, and one of the founders of the Egyptian National Party, which was founded after the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
He became deputy of nabrouh constituency after winning the 2010 Egyptian people’s Assembly elections as a member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) after the withdrawal of the candidate Fouad Badrawi. He participated in the establishment of the Egyptian national party after the January 25 Revolution and announced that he would contest the presidential elections, but he changed his position and returned to run for the people’s Assembly from the nabrouh constituency, heading the list of the Egyptian national party, but did not win a seat in Parliament.
He was prevented from appearing on television by a court decision, but was challenged and returned to the screens again. On March 15, 2012, he was sentenced to six months in prison for slandering Laila Marzouk, the mother of Khaled Said, who died of severe beatings by security agents in Alexandria governorate in July 2010. Akasha had described her late son as “smoking banjo”, and said (Akasha) addressed to the mother of Khaled said You Were the first son of Ashan mysherbesh Banjo, describing her son as a banjo martyr, actor Dawood Hussein imitated in the WiFi program.
The channel was closed on Thursday, August 9, 2012 due to threats he made live to Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, and Egyptian television showed two video clips from the program presented by Tawfiq Okasha owner of the channel “Al-faraain” (Egypt Today), in the first announcing what some consider “the blood of President Morsi” and warning him that with him “men, monsters and In the second shot, he warns “the Israeli people” of the consequences of Morsi’s presidency and that he will be a danger to Israel.
Tawfiq Okasha returned live on Sunday, December 23, 2012 on his show (Egypt Today) on the Egyptian channel time drama, but the contract was terminated due to the exaggerated display of advertisements in the breaks.
On 9 March 2013, after a seven-month hiatus, AL-FARA’in returned to broadcasting.