We will need EU help to secure Ibrahim’s release

Ibrahim Halawa needs the full might of the European Union to stand up for his human rights

26th March, 2017
Ibrahim Halawa is still in an Egyptian prison

Last week saw the release of Egypt's former ruler Hosni Mubarak after six years in prison. Meanwhile, Ireland’s Ibrahim Halawa heard yet again – for the 20th time – that his trial was adjourned; this time until April 5.

It's been a deeply unfunny Groundhog Day of repeated glimpses of possible breakthroughs for Ibrahim Halawa that never ultimately come good.

His family say he is dying and implore the Irish government to help secure...

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