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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 2, 2013

Mohammad Mohammad 'Abdulnabi 'Abdulwasi was released without charge on the evening of 20 December 2012.

November 30, 2012
Rosario Huayanca Zapata and Father José Manuel Miranda Azpiroz of the Human Rights Committee who received death threats on 4 and 8 October, have reported that there have been no further security incidents or threats against them since October.
November 28, 2012

Antonio Rodiles, the national coordinator of a civil society initiative calling on the government to ratify international human rights treaties, was released on the afternoon of 26 November having spent 19 days in detention.

November 23, 2012

Six men were accused of "highway robbery" and were transferred to Malaz prison. All of them say they were beaten and forced to confess to the charges against them.