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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 3, 2016

Twelve military police officers were found guilty and sentenced for the crimes of torture followed by death, procedural fraud and occultation of a corpse in the case of the enforced disappearance of Amarildo de Souza in Rio de Janeiro.

January 27, 2016

Three Saudi Arabian lawyers convicted over messages posted on Twitter deemed offensive to the Ministry of Justice have had their prison sentences quashed by an appeal court.

January 22, 2016

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

January 7, 2016

Tunisian student jailed for engaging in homosexual relations free after his sentence was reduced on appeal on 17 December.