[JURIST] The Cairo Criminal Court on Monday reportedly ordered the release of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak [Al Jazeera profile; JURIST news archive] in a long-pending corruption case. His lawyer said that he could be released within days [WP report], which would the first time he was free in more than two years. It is unclear how Mubarak's release will affect a divided Egypt, which has been subject to a state of emergency for the last week amid violent clashes...

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