Irish student imprisoned in Egypt begs to be buried in homeland

December 4, 2016 11:05

Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish student who has been detained in Cairo since 2013, wrote a letter home requesting he be buried in Ireland if he "does not make it out alive," according to a report in The Independent on Friday.

Halawa was arrested in Cairo for allegedly taking part in protests when he was 17.The Irish government has attempted in vain to secure Halawa's release from Egyptian President Fattah al-Sisi.

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