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 27, 2012

On 24 February, at around 00:30, Lucila Bettina Cruz Velázquez was released on bail, following a court hearing in the afternoon of 23 February, in the 6th court of the District of Oaxaca. The charges against her have not been dropped, and Amnesty International remains concerned that she may be denied a fair judicial process free of fabricated evidence or unfounded charges.

July 22, 2010
Three leaders of a protest in Mexico against high electricity bills were released from prison on June 6th, after 11 months....
July 20, 2010
A Mexican priest and human rights defender who was put in pre-charge detention on June 19th was released on bail on June...
September 1, 2006
On September 1, U.S. District Judge Raner Collins dismissed the case against humanitarian aid workers Shanti Sellz and...