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 29, 2005
Arthur P. Baird described by various courts and mental health professionals as "insane at the time of the murders," "legally...
August 19, 2005
Prisoner of conscience Nestor Rodriguez Lobaina was released in July 2005, after five years and four months in prison.
August 15, 2005
Gagan Thapa appeared before the Special Court in Kathmandu in August 2005, where he was charged with sedition before being...
August 5, 2005
Amnesty International USA welcomes the good news that Yury Bandazhevsky, a prisoner of conscience and one of AIUSA's Special...