Letter to High Representative Catherine Ashton on behalf of Dublin student, Ibrahim Halawa.
Bât. Altiero Spinelli,
High Representative Catherine Ashton,
European External Action Service,
Dear High Representative,
I refer to the detention of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt.
Ibrahim, an Irish citizen, has been detained in an Egyptian prison since August 17th 2013. His family claim that he was unjustifiably arrested during the political unrest, has been ill-treated and denied his primary human rights. Ibrahim has been repeatedly denied access to his lawyer and denied the right to a proper court hearing.
The Halawa family have contacted me urging me to take serious actions concerning Ibrahim’s case and looking for his immediate release.
I am asking you to take the appropriate action to ensure Ibrahim is treated fairly and granted his human rights.
I would greatly appreciate it if you could contact me outlining the actions you intend taking.
Nessa Childers MEP