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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

January 22, 2016

Disabled student Israa al-Taweel has been freed from house arrest, as security measures against her have been reduced.

October 29, 2015

An appeal court has upheld the acquittal of women’s human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others who witnessed the killing of Egyptian activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh.

September 29, 2015

Journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were finally released on 23 September after Egypt’s president pardoned them.

August 20, 2015

Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan was released from prison and deported to the United States on 30 May, after spending one year and nine months in jail in Egypt.