Ibrahim Halawa (20), from Firhouse, Dublin, is in prison in Egypt.

Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa was transferred between prisons in Egypt in recent days without the knowledge of the Irish Government or his family. The(...)

Síofra O’Leary  Judge, European Court of Human Rights Síofra O’Leary is an Irish lawyer who was appointed a judge at the European Court of Hum(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: arrested by the Egyptian army as he took refuge in a Cairo mosque while Muslim Brotherhood protesters staged a “day of rage” in August 2013

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has expressed his “deep concern” after Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa’s trial in Egypt was adjourned for the 1(...)

Omaima, Fatima and Somaia – sisters of Ibrahim Halawa – at their home in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt has been adjourned again. It is the 13th time the trial has been delayed, with the new date set for June 26th. T(...)

A poster calling for the release of Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa, who is in prison in Egypt. Mr Halawa’s trial is due to take place on Sunday. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The trial of Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa on terrorism and other charges is due to take place tomorrowafter the hearing was adjourned for the 12th time in (...)

Ibrahim Halawa  is due to face his 12th court hearing today in a mass trial with over 400 other prisoners and potentially faces the death penalty. Picture Nick Bradshaw

Ibrahim Halawa has now spent 876 days without trial in a squalid Egyptian prison. My involvement with the campaign for his release began in April 2014(...)

Spain heads the list of countries where Irish citizens are most likely to run into trouble with police, according to figures from the past five years (...)

Prof William Schabas, former director of of NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, who will speak at Music for Galway’s  midwinter festival on the theme of “captivity” next month. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

International law should be extended to allow freedom of movement throughout the planet, a leading human rights expert has said. Such an extension m(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: He was 17 when arrested during protests against the ousting of Egypt’s then president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Ibrahim Halawa is about to reach yet another milestone. In August, the young Irishman was in his cell at Wadi el-Natrun prison to mark the two-year an(...)

The trial in Egypt of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa has been postponed for the eleventh time.

The trial of Irish national Ibrahim Halawa in an Egyptian court was adjourned once again on Saturday and will not resume until January 9th. Mr Hala(...)