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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 12, 2007
On Monday, February 12, 2007, the New Mexico House of Representative passed a death penalty abolition bill by a 41-28 vote. ...
January 2, 2007
The New Jersey Death Penalty Study Commission – set up by the state legislature in 2006 to study all aspects of capital...
January 12, 2006
Gov. Mark R. Warner commuted the death sentence of Robin Lovitt to life in prison. Mr. Lovitt was scheduled to be executed...
January 9, 2006
On January 9, 2006, the New Jersey Assembly passed S-709, a bill that would establish a moratorium on executions while a...