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Egypt Frees Youth Imprisoned for Wearing Anti-torture T-shirt

An Egyptian youth arrested two years ago for wearing a T-shirt with a slogan against torture was released early Friday, his brother said. Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed, 20, was freed from a Cairo police station more than 12 hours after a court in Cairo upheld another court's order to release him. The prosecution had appealed the earlier ruling. Wearing a white T-shirt and a matching baseball cap, he stepped out of the station to a welcome by his brother, Tarek Mohammed Ahmed, and a small...

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