Germany frees Al-Jazeera reporter

Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour was released on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany, after spending two days in prison. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar.
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Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour waves to jubilant supporters’ moments after walking out a free man from the JVA Moabit prison where he spent the last two days on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar. German authorities ordered Mansour's release today. Critics claim the Egyptian charges against Mansour are a fabrication and that the case is politically motivated. (Getty Images)
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Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour makes his way through jubilant supporters’ moments after walking out free from the JVA Moabit prison where he spent the last two days on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar. German authorities ordered Mansour's release today. Critics claim the Egyptian charges against Mansour are a fabrication and that the case is politically motivated. (Getty Images)
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Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour waves to jubilant supporters’ moments after walking out free from the JVA Moabit prison where he spent the last two days on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar. German authorities ordered Mansour's release today. Critics claim the Egyptian charges against Mansour are a fabrication and that the case is politically motivated. (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators demanding freedom for Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour stand outside the court and prison where Mansour is being held on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar. Mansour is due to appear in front of a state prosecutor today over whether he will be extradited to Egypt. Critics claim the Egyptian charges against Mansour are a fabrication and that the case is politically motivated. (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators demanding freedom for Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour stand outside the court and prison where Mansour is being held on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar. Mansour is due to appear in front of a state prosecutor today over whether he will be extradited to Egypt. Critics claim the Egyptian charges against Mansour are a fabrication and that the case is politically motivated. (Getty Images)
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A little girl rides a scooter past demonstrators demanding freedom for Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour outside the court and prison where Mansour is being held on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar. Mansour is due to appear in front of a state prosecutor today over whether he will be extradited to Egypt. Critics claim the Egyptian charges against Mansour are a fabrication and that the case is politically motivated. (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators demanding freedom for Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour tape each other’s' mouths shut to symbolize the persecution of journalists in Egypt outside the court and prison where Mansour is being held on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar. Mansour is due to appear in front of a state prosecutor today over whether he will be extradited to Egypt. Critics claim the Egyptian charges against Mansour are a fabrication and that the case is politically motivated. (Getty Images)