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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

February 13, 2009
Ohio Governor Ted Strickland granted clemency to Jeffrey Hill on 12 February. He had been due to be executed on 3 March. ...
January 28, 2009
On January 26, Larry Swearingen was granted a stay of execution by a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the...
November 13, 2008
On November 12, the Maryland Commission on Capital Punishment voted to recommend repealing the death penalty in Maryland. On...
September 10, 2008
The execution of Charles Dean Hood, scheduled for September 10, has been stayed by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The...