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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 […]

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COLUM MARKS – NEW INVESTIGATION INTO RUC SHOOT TO KILL

A new investigation is to be launched by the Police Ombudsman into the killing of Colum Marks by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) in Downpatrick, County Down. The Police Ombudsman has said he will launch an investigation into the circumstances of the killing. He took the action after receiving new information from the family’s lawyers, […]

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STATEMENT OF RICHARD KERR ISSUED ON HIS BEHALF BY KRW LAW LLP IN RELATION TO HIS PARTICIPATION IN THE KINCORA MODULE OF THE HISTORICAL INSTITUTIONAL ABUSE INQUIRY

Mr Kerr was the victim of the most horrific acts of physical and sexual abuse while in the care of the state in Kincora Boys’ Home. There have subsequently been credible allegations that the British security forces and security services knew of and colluded in that abuse. Those allegations deserve fearless and public investigation through […]