Israeli-American Ilan Grapel was arrested by Egyptian authorities last June and and has been held on charges of spying for Israel. His mother, American Irene Grapel, tells host Lisa Mullins she's hoping he'll be released on Thursday.
The Freemuse Award for free musical expression goes to Ramy Essam, "the singer of the revolution." His song "Irhal" galvanized the crowds at Tahrir Square. The World's Marco Werman speaks with Essam.
Occupy Wall Street reminds some observers of the protests in Tahrir Square -- especially people with roots in Egypt and the Middle East. Reporter Assia Boundaoui gets the view from a few of them on the periphery of New York's Zucchotti Park.