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Irish man to campaign for prisoners abroad after four years in Egyptian jail

Ibrahim Halawa was jailed during military crackdown in Egypt after protests against overthrow of former president Mohamed Morsi
Ibrahim Halawa arrives at Dublin airport after being acquitted of all charges and freed from prison in Egypt late last week. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

An Irish man jailed for four years in Egypt has vowed to work for other people incarcerated overseas after he returned to Dublin on Tuesday.

Ibrahim Halawa was 17 when he was arrested while on holiday in Cairo, after becoming caught up in protests over the removal of the then Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi.

He was freed late last week, about a month after relating to the protest.

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