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

June 24, 2011

Seven men subjected to enforced disappearance since late 2007 are now known to have been released in March this year. They had been arrested by Chadian security forces on 30 November 2007, in the town of Guéréda, in the north-eastern region of Dar Tama.

June 21, 2011
Emadeddin Baghi, one of Iran's most outspoken human rights activists, was released on Monday.
May 26, 2011
A prominent dissident journalist has been pardoned in Azerbaijan after a global campaign called for his release.
November 15, 2010

On November 13, 2010 Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, was freed from house arrest.