Ibrahim Halawa, an 18 year old Irish-Egyptian citizen has been in prison in Egypt for over 14 months, for a peaceful protest. He is an Amnesty International prisoner of conscience.
He was arrested for his alleged role in violence during protests that took place in August 2013 in the Ramsis area of Cairo. Amnesty International has established that he is innocent of the charges and designated Ibrahim a prisoner of conscience. A new trial has been scheduled to start on 1 December. If convicted he could face the death penalty.
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