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 Muslim Brotherhood has denounced the death verdict against deposed president Mohammad Morsi, calling it "a nail in the coffin of democracy." A Cairo court upheld the death sentence after consulting grand mufti.
The Egyptian authorities are increasingly cracking down on activists and students. Hundreds have been detained in recent months and dozens disappeared. Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo.
A Cairo court has upheld a death sentence against ousted ex-president Mohammad Morsi after consulting Egypt's grand mufti. Islamist Morsi and others were accused of plotting jailbreaks during Egypt's 2011 uprising.
Egypt's imprisonment of journalists is at an all time high, according to a report released by the Committee to Protect Journalists: This come amidst an atmosphere of censorship. Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo.