Tora Prison

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Omaima,  Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa, pictured in Dublin in 2014. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Government has a responsibility to lobby “very hard for due process” to secure the release of Ibrahim Halawa from prison in Egypt, an Australian j(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

The trial of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa has been postponed until February 8th.

The postponement until February 8th of the Cairo trial of Irish national Ibrahim Halawa could deepen the severe depression which has gripped him in(...)