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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

September 13, 2011

On September 12 the Court of Appeal in Sharjah, UAE, revoked the death sentence of 17 Indians accused of murdering a Pakistani man and reduced the sentence to two years’ imprisonment and the payment of diyah, or blood money. The 17 men have served more than two years in prison since they were arrested in 2009. Their lawyer told Amnesty International on September 13 that the men will remain in jail until they are deported to India. This is expected to take place in the coming weeks.

June 17, 2010
Dr. Ayyaz Ali Khan was released by UAE police on June 8th, 2010, after being detained without charge or trial for 65 days....
June 11, 2009
Khalil Abdul Rahman Abdul Karim al-Janahi, a 38-year-old United Arab Emirates national and a student of Shari'a (Islamic)...