Ibrahim Halawa: Arrested after a protest in August 2013 and is being held in an Egyptian prison

Ibrahim Halawa, the Irish teenager imprisoned in Egypt, was described as being “in reasonable spirits ” by the chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on(...)

Ibrahim Halawa:  awaiting trial in Egypt.   Ilustration: Brian Gallagher

It was a Friday in mid-August, a time of year when Dublin shifts into a slower gear and the long days blend into one. Politicians were on holiday. (...)

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin following her time in Egypt where she met with Ibrahim Halawa. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Lynn Boylan, Sinn Féin MEP for Dublin – describing Mr Halawa as a “young Dub who speaks with a Dublin accent” – questioned the Irish Government’s “beh(...)

Ibrahim Halawa has been held in prison in Cairo since August 2013.

Ibrahim Halawa has expressed “upset” and “frustration” at the Government’s lack of direct public intervention regarding his detention in Egypt. The(...)

The trial of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt has been adjourned for a further two months. Mr Halawa, whose hearing has been postponed numerous t(...)

Above, Omaima (left), Fatima and Somaia Halawa sisters of Ibrahim. ‘Halawa has been receiving important consular support from the Irish Embassy in Cairo. But it is not enough.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Today an Irish teenager lies abandoned to his fate in a Cairo prison, cut off from the world. Ibrahim Halawa was arrested in August 2013 near Cairo’s (...)

Omaima, Fatima and Somaia Halawa sisters of Ibrahim Halawa who is awaiting trial in Egypt. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Egyptian government cannot intervene to release Ibrahim Halawa while his case is before the courts, but there may be “room” for talks on the teena(...)

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The chairman of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee has been granted permission to meet Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa (19), who has been detained(...)

Senator Mark Daly, Fianna Fáil, meeting with the Halawa sisters from left; Nosayba, Fatima, Omaima and Somaia Halawa at Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has reiterated that the final decision to release Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa (19), who has been detai(...)

Omaima (left), Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa, campaigning for his release from prison in Egypt. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Barristers examining the case of Ibrahim Halawa believe the release of the Irish teenager, who has been detained in Egypt for almost two years, could (...)