Updated: 01/08/17 : 06:48:40
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Halawa defence to be heard today in Cairo

The trial of Ibrahim Halawa is expected to finally hear the case for the Dubliner's defence today in Cairo.

The 21-year-old's appeared in court on nearly 30 occasions during his mass trial with over 400 others.

Ibrahim's spent nearly four years behind bars in Egypt, following his arrest at a protest in 2013.

Amnesty International said his detention and trial are unlawful.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has said he believes the trial process is now nearing a conclusion.