Essam Atta

For a nation without torture: Essam Atta remembered
Egypt

For a nation without torture: Essam Atta remembered

A crowd of over 1,000 people attended an event near the Interior Ministry on Saturday night to commemorate the anniversary…
My son told me he was tortured, says mother of deceased prisoner
Egypt

My son told me he was tortured, says mother of deceased prisoner

The mother of Essam Atta, an inmate of Tora Prison who recently died in a hospital, told prosecutors that her…
Blog: When pictures are worth a thousand woes
Egypt

Blog: When pictures are worth a thousand woes

Over a year ago, a picture of a young man bludgeoned to death sent shockwaves through the country. The picture…
Doctors say dead prisoner was poisoned, but not tortured
Egypt

Doctors say dead prisoner was poisoned, but not tortured

Doctors at the hospital in which the Tora Prison inmate, Essam Atta, 23, died, have concurred that he was poisoned,…
Update: Dead prisoner’s family knew he was tortured
Egypt

Update: Dead prisoner’s family knew he was tortured

Ineam Atta knew her 23-year-old son, Essam, was being tortured in Tora prison. He rang home on Wednesday evening to…
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