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July 20, 2015

Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!

Moses Akatugba was imprisoned at 16 years old, tortured, and sentenced to death. Ten years and over 800,000 actions later, he walked out of prison on June 2, 2015.

Recent Victories

February 14, 2012

The planned demolition of the Railway Quarter in Port Harcourt was halted by the state authorities after pressure from the community, local NGOs and Amnesty International.

March 29, 2011
A key human rights bill passed by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan can help tackle abuses in the country.
June 28, 1998
Christine Anyanwu, publisher of the Sunday Magazine in Nigeria was detained without charge apparently for publishing...

On 28 May 2015, Emmanuel Uduaghan, the governor of Delta State, granted a full pardon to Moses Akatugba, who was imprisoned in Nigeria at 16 years old, tortured, and later sentenced to death on suspicion of a crime he says he didn’t commit.