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#Ibrahim Halawa

# ibrahim-halawa - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison

Halawa (21) was arrested during a demonstration in 2014 in support of Mohamed Morsi who had been ousted from power in a military coup.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Almost four years after arrest, Halawa's lawyers have been able to defend him in court

The 21-year-old Irishman has been held in Cairo for almost four years.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Prosecution 'closes case' in trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

The 21-year-old Irishman has been held in Cairo for almost four years.

# ibrahim-halawa - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Heading towards a conclusion': Trial of Ibrahim Halawa coming to a close

The next hearing will be on 25 July.

# ibrahim-halawa - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Halawa trial adjourned for 26th time, but Coveney happy at 'progress'

Defence lawyers asked for more time and an opportunity to challenge video evidence.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial suspended for 25th time - but could the next hearing be the last?

Halawa has been imprisoned in the Egyptian capital for 1,418 days – nearly four years.

# ibrahim-halawa - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Taoiseach urged to seek EU support to put more pressure on Egypt to release Ibrahim Halawa

Leo Varadkar is attending a EU Council meeting over the next two days.

# ibrahim-halawa - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom

Halawa has spent almost four years in jail without trial.

# ibrahim-halawa - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing

Now aged 21, Halawa has spent almost four years in jail.

# ibrahim-halawa - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time

Concerns have been raised about his health.

# ibrahim-halawa - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial judge is considering releasing him on medical grounds

The trial was delayed for the 21st time today.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'His life is on the line': Vigil held in support of Ibrahim Halawa ahead of 21st trial date tomorrow

Dublin-born Halawa has been held without trial in Egypt since being arrested at a protest in Cairo in August 2013.

# ibrahim-halawa - Monday 3 April, 2017

Doctor recommends Ibrahim Halawa be released from prison for 'further medical assessments'

Enda Kenny has petitioned the President of Egypt again on the case of Ibrahim Halawa.

# ibrahim-halawa - Friday 24 March, 2017

Former Egyptian president who was ousted in the Arab Spring gets out of jail

Hosni Mubarak served six years in prison.

# ibrahim-halawa - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case

The Ceann Comhairle said her contribution was not relevant to the current session.

# ibrahim-halawa - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has now been postponed for the 20th time.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Judge-ordered report into Cairo protest doesn't name or identify Ibrahim Halawa

Halawa faces another trial date – his 20th – tomorrow.

# ibrahim-halawa - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections' Hunger Strike This post contains videos

'His spirit is finally broken': MEP claims Ibrahim Halawa is 'being kept alive by glucose injections'

Lynn Boylan says Halawa has been ‘on hunger strikes on and off’ throughout his detention.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison

The Dubliner has been jailed in an Egyptian prison since August 2013.

# ibrahim-halawa - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Family statement says Ibrahim Halawa moved to prison hospital

His family say his heart problem has deteriorated.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time

He remains in custody without trial.

# ibrahim-halawa - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Charlie Flanagan says 'substantial resources' are being deployed to secure Halawa's release

Ibrahim Halawa has been in an Egyptian jail for three-and-a-half years.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Egyptian president 'willing' to use pardon powers for Ibrahim Halawa

The Irishman’s trial was delayed for an 18th time today.

# ibrahim-halawa - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It wasn't political' - Fatima Halawa explains why their family attended the protest in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa’s sister says they were remembering those who had been killed in a massacre.

'We left Ibrahim with a promise we would do everything to bring him home'

Paul Murphy was one of eight TDs who visited Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt during the week.

# ibrahim-halawa - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

# ibrahim-halawa - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Future of Irish-Egyptian relations rests on Ibrahim Halawa decision': Ceann Comhairle

A delegation of eight Irish TDs are in Egypt to try and negotiate Halawa’s release.

# ibrahim-halawa - Sunday 8 January, 2017

TDs to travel to Egypt tomorrow to meet with Ibrahim Halawa and Egyptian government

The TDs will be discussing the young man’s incarceration when they arrive tomorrow.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 17th time

His trial has been rescheduled for 17 January 2017.

# ibrahim-halawa - Monday 12 December, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa set for court tomorrow - his 21st birthday

His trial has been delayed 16 times since his initial incarceration in 2013.

# ibrahim-halawa - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'I just can't understand why they have kidnapped me away from you': Ibrahim Halawa's letter to Ireland

Ibrahim Halawa has been awaiting trial in an Egyptian jail for three years.

# ibrahim-halawa - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa is not one of 82 young people freed from Egyptian jail today

He has now been awaiting trial for 1,187 days.

# ibrahim-halawa - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Ibrahima Halawa will spend his 21st birthday in jail after trial postponed again

The Dublin student has now been held without trial for 1,182 days.

# ibrahim-halawa - Sunday 2 October, 2016

For the 15th time, Egypt has postponed the trial of Ibrahim Halawa

It means he’s now spent 38 months in jail without trial.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

"I don’t see the sky" - Ibrahim Halawa pens letter from Egyptian prison

In the letter, Halawa imagines that today could be his graduation day.

# ibrahim-halawa - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa case: Egypt hits back at Ireland and accuses him of assaulting police

The parliament’s speaker does not want to see Halawa released.

# ibrahim-halawa - Monday 11 July, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa's local Dublin council has passed a motion seeking to bring him home

The motion calls on the Irish government to get publicly involved.

# ibrahim-halawa - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Poll: Should the Irish government publicly call for Ibrahim Halawa's release? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish government publicly call for Ibrahim Halawa's release?

The government has been using quiet diplomacy up to this point.

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