Soha Gendi

13 results

Ibrahim Halawa who has been acquitted of all charges in Egypt after four years in jail. Photograph:  Family Handout/PA Wire

The Taoiseach and Minister for Foreign Affairs will intervene directly if there is “any sense of unreasonable delay” in the release of Ibrahim Halawa (...)

Some committee members expressed concern about the decision to pass a motion in the Dáil calling for Ibrahim Halawa’s release.

Lawyers representing jailed Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa are to meet with the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss the case. Mr Halawa’s le(...)

A former cellmate of Ibrahim Halawa has called on the Government to act to assist in the release of the Irish man. In a letter to the Oireachtas Com(...)

Green Party TD Catherine Martin: “I met the Egyptian ambassador but I regret to say I took nothing from that meeting that could give confidence or hope”

Calls have been made for the Government to consider the suspension of diplomatic relations with Egypt and trade restrictions, because of the ongoing (...)

Omaima (left), Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa, campaign for his release. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Dáil has agreed an all-party motion seeking the release of Ibrahim Halawa, who has been held without trial in an Egyptian prison for more than thr(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: Trial postponed for the 14th time this week

The Dáil is expected to pass a motion next week calling for the release of Ibrahim Halawa and for a delegation to be sent to Egypt to meet the impriso(...)

Today, verdicts could finally be delivered in a mass trial involving the young Irishman Ibrahim Halawa (above), who has been in prison in Egypt since his arrest during protests against the ousting of then-president Mohamed Morsi in mid-August 2013.

It has taken almost three years, 13 adjournments and a trial that has involved no evidence being produced, no witnesses being called and no defence su(...)

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: 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(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »