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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”.

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 19, 2016

Moroccan journalist Hicham Mansouri was released on 17 January after serving a 10-month prison term on trumped-up charges. He now faces up to five years in prison on separate charges.

December 15, 2015

Political activist Ko Wai Lu has been released from prison in Myanmar upon completion of his sentence.