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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

August 29, 2014

One of the two Papuan students tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police has been
released. The other is still in detention and has been charged for his peaceful political
activism in Indonesia’s West Papua province.

March 27, 2012

On 12 March, Kimanus Wenda traveled from Nabire prison to Jayapura, capital of Papua province, accompanied by his lawyer, to seek medical treatment for a suspected tumor in his stomach.

July 8, 2010
Amnesty International has welcomed the release of an Indonesian prisoner of conscience jailed for his role in a peaceful flag-raising protest.
July 26, 2005
Ignatius Mahendra Wardhana and Yoyok Eko Widodo were released on August 17 and July 26, 2005, respectively.