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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

Ahmad Mshaima’ has been released, after completing a one-year sentence for “publicly insulting the King of Bahrain”.

December 22, 2015

Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad has been sentenced in absentia to two years in prison. The investigation into his torture allegations has been closed. He is living outside Bahrain.

July 29, 2015

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

July 7, 2015

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