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

April 26, 2012

Amnesty International welcomed the transfer of two detainees out of Guantanamo. Amnesty International has long called for them, and all other Guantanamo detainees, to either be charged and fairly tried or released.

February 10, 2012

On January 11, 2012, Amnesty International, Witness Against Torture, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, the Center for Constitutional Rights and over 60 other organizations marked the 10 year anniversary of "war on terror" human rights violations at Guantanamo.

July 14, 2010

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

March 31, 2010
Two Uighur brothers being held at Guantanamo, Bahtiyar Mahnut and Arkin Mahmud, were resettled in Switzerland.