Wednesday 23 August 2017

'Forgotten' Irish teen still in jail

Ralph Riegel

Ralph Riegel

An Irish teen who has spent eight months in a notorious Egyptian jail has been "forgotten" by both the Irish and EU authorities, his sister claims.

Ibrahim Halawa (18), whose father is Ireland's most senior Muslim cleric, Sheikh Hussein Halawa, has had charges against him repeatedly changed. "We are afraid that he has been forgotten. We are very, very disappointed with the EU," said Somaia (28), who was also detained with her brother and two sisters Fatima and Omaima last year.

Irish Independent

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