'It’s not really about religion, but power’: Ibrahim Halawa on Isis
Ibrahim Halawa's imprisonment in Egypt left him with a number of important observations about how the people around him in prison became ‘radicalised’
My case is not like Lisa Smith’s case at all. Obviously, she made the blunt decision to go and join Islamic State, whereas I was wrongly imprisoned – but during my time in an Egyptian jail I came in contact with a lot of the same type of people responsible for recruiting Lisa.
In Egypt, I saw that people really wanted one thing, and that one thing was freedom. They had hope that...
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