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Irish Teen Held in Egypt Fears He Will Die Before Trial Ends


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Irish Teen Held in Egypt Fears He Will Die Before Trial Ends

LONDON - Ibrahim Halawa, from Dublin, was 17 and on holiday when he was arrested in August 2013 during the military’s breakup of protests. He faces a death sentence if convicted alongside 493 other people on nearly identical charges. The controversial ‘mass trial’, which includes several other juveniles alongside Mr Halawa, was yesterday postponed for the fifth time in seven months.

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