Student Arrested in Cairo Lands at Lambert Airport

College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney is hugged by his mother Joy while father Kevin walks aside as he arrives at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney, his mother Joy and sister Ashley (L) hold onto him tight as he arrives at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney is hugged by his mother Joy, father Kevin and sister Ashley (foreground) as he arrives at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney talks to reporters while mother Joy and father Kevin stand near after his arrival at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney talks to reporters after arriving at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney walks with his mother Joy, as he arrives at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney is hugged by a family friend after arriving at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney is hugged by his mother Joy, as father Kevin stands near after talking to reporters at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney meets reports as mother Joy and father Kevin stand near at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Family members wait for Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney before his arrival at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney is hugged by his mother Joy and father Kevin as he arrives at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney is greeted by family and friends as he arrives at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Reporters, friends and family walk with Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney, his mother Joy and father Kevin after arriving at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
College student returns home after being arrested in Cairo for participating in protests
Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney picks up a family friend as he arrives at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis on November 26, 2011. Sweeney, 19, from Jefferson City, Missouri was released by Egyptian authorities after being arrested on November 20, 2011, on the roof of a university building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sweeny and two other students were accused of throwing firebombs at security forces fighting with protesters. An Egyptian court ordered the three students released and the prosecuting attorney decided not to appeal. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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