An Egyptian being held in a Cairo prison on charges of spying for Israel is a Canadian citizen.  …Amnesty International Canada continues to sound the alarm over el-Attar’s alleged confession, arguing Egypt’s record of mistreating prisoners, and using torture to obtain confessions is cause for concern. "The fact that this person instantly confessed to these actions causes us to pause and consider how the evidence was obtained," Amnesty spokesman John Tackaberry said…The organization says the Canadian government should push hard for private access to the prisoner.

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