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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

August 30, 2011

Amnesty was out in force combating former Vice President Dick Cheney's disinformation campaign, demonstrating at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC and the Today Show in New York City.

February 6, 2011
The trip was canceled after Amnesty International and other groups prepared a dossier on his administration’s use of torture.
January 2, 2011
In January 2011, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
July 14, 2010

On July 13, 2010 Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed al-Odaini was released from Guantánamo back to his home country of Yemen.