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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 8, 2012

Hassan Ba’oom, leader of a political opposition group in southern Yemen, was released without charge along with his son Fawaz Ba’oom on 7 December 2011. They had been detained incommunicado since 20 February 2011.

January 14, 2011
Zahra Salih was released on 11 January. She had been held incommunicado for over two months. She is an activist in the...
December 20, 2010
An alleged juvenile offender in Yemen has had his execution halted, and his case will now be re-examined by the courts....
July 14, 2010

On July 13, 2010 Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed al-Odaini was released from Guantánamo back to his home country of Yemen.