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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

January 18, 2012

The Governor of the US state of Delaware has commuted the death sentence of Robert Gattis to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, three days before the prisoner was due to be executed after nearly 20 years on death row.

June 24, 2011

The Arkansas Supreme Court has issued a stay of execution in the case of Marcel Wayne Williams, who was scheduled to be executed in Arkansas on 12 July.

December 2, 2010
On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put...
September 17, 2010
A local judge in Kentucky has blocked the execution of Gregory Wilson, a 53-year-old African American man who was scheduled...