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 25, 2011

On 23 August, a Pennsylvania trial court ordered the immediate transfer of Jordan Brown’s case to a juvenile court for trial. This decision removes the risk of 13-year-old Jordan Brown being sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Such a sentence, when imposed on anyone under 18 years old at the time of the crime, violates international law.

April 5, 2011
Faizan Rafiq Hakeem was detained for over a month under the controversial Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA).
January 21, 2009
After receiving a series of threats, Katia Camargo and her two children entered a witness protection program on 5 January. ...
October 23, 2005
Radha Bhusal and Geeta Nepali, subjects of a recent AI Urgent Action, were freed on October 24, 2005 following a Supreme...