Two and a half years ago in Tahrir Square, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle compared Egypt's democratic revolution to the German reunification. Germany's calls for democracy in Egypt continue today.
Egypt's erstwhile dictator Hosni Mubarak has been released from custody after six years, while many of the young activists who helped overthrow his regime languish in prison. Tom Stevenson reports.
Former Egypt President Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrown in the 2011 Arab Spring, will be released from detention this week, prosecutors have said. Egypt's top appeals court last week cleared Mubarak of murder charges.
Egypt's top appeals court has acquitted ex-President Mubarak of involvement in protester killings during a 2011 revolt that ended his 30-year rule. The irreversible ruling could see Mubarak walk free.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said those fleeing Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula will receive support. More than 100 families have left the area in the past few days after seven killings.
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