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STATEMENT RELEASED IN RESPONSE TO THE EGYPTIAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OBJECTIONS TO IRELAND’S CALL FOR IBRAHIM’S RELEASE

“According to reports (although we have received no direct communication or confirmation from the Egyptian government as yet), the basis for the objection seems to be twofold: (1) that Ibrahim is currently accused of serious criminal offences and (2) that to release him would interfere with the separation of powers between Government and Judiciary. There […]

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Ibrahim Halawa’s Lawyers to meet Oireachtas Committee

It is understood that at a private hearing this morning the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs has confirmed their intention to invite Ibrahim’s legal team before a session in September. It is timely that such a request has been acceded to, in light of the deeply troubling recent developments. We, as Ibrahim’s legal team, wish […]