Middle East

Cleared of charges, Mubarak free after six years detention

FILE - In this Monday, April 25, 2016 file photo, ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from his room at the Maadi Military Hospital in Cairo, Egypt. Mubarak returned home on Friday, Match 24, 2017, free following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster â€" years during which the country witnessed major upheavals and rights activists saw their hopes scuttled that the autocrat would face justice for the deaths of hundreds wh

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 25, 2017, on page 1.

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