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 18, 2012

George Ramzi Nakhla, a member of the "6 April Youth" protest movement, was released on 25 March 2012 after being detained and beaten by Egyptian security forces.

June 27, 2011

The head of Egypt’s military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that the army will no longer carry out forced ‘virginity tests’ after defending their use, during a meeting with the organization in Cairo.

February 8, 2011
Staff members of the Egyptian Centre for Housing Rights (ECHR) detained by the Egyptian security forces on 3 February are...
February 7, 2011
Some 35 human rights activists and journalists, including two Amnesty International staff members, were freed on 4 February...