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Dublin teen's Egypt trial delayed
29 Mar 2015 20:08
The family of Ibrahim Halawa has confirmed that his trial in Cairo, which was scheduled for today has been put back until 26 April.
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The Dublin teenager has been detained in Egypt for over 18 months.
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Amnesty International has designated him a "Prisoner of Conscience".
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The 19-year-old, from Tallaght in Dublin, has been detained since his arrest 18 months ago at a demonstration in Cairo.
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Ibrahim and his sisters were arrested in the al-Fateh mosque after taking part in a protest related to the ousting of former Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi in Cairo.
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His sisters were released after three months in prison.
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Mr Halawa and 493 others are facing charges of murder, attempted murder and participating in an illegal protest.
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