Egypt: Trial of Irish prisoner adjourned for 15th time in 3 years

 

Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa has been detained in Egypt since August 2013, when he was arrested aged 17.  He has been held without trial for the 3 years and 1 month since, awaiting a mass trial with 493 others.

 

On Sunday 2 October 2016, his trial was adjourned for the 15th time.  Ibrahim's family and his international legal team has released a statement, which is available from KRW Law here.  He is represented by solicitor Darragh Mackin, KRW Law, Belfast, and Doughty Street barristers Caoilfhionn Gallagher, Katie O'Byrne and Mark Wassouf.

 

More background information can be read here.

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