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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

July 30, 2015

Djeralar Miankeol, Chadian land rights activist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience, was released on 28 July. The Moundou Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court verdict that had found him guilty of insulting the judiciary and dropped all charges against him.

July 29, 2015

Sayed Jamil Kadhem was released on 27 July after completing his six-month sentence.

July 17, 2015

Alagie Abdoulaye Ceesay, managing director of the Gambian Radio Station Teranga FM, has been released on 13 July.

July 7, 2015

Dr Sa'eed Mothaher Habib al-Samahiji was released on 1 July. He had completed his one-year sentence.