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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 4, 2008
Human rights defender Saidzhakhon Zainabitdinov was released on February 4 under a presidential amnesty. He had been serving...
January 23, 2008
Amnesty International welcomes the release from prison on January 23 of Zmitser Dashkevich, leader of a youth organization...
January 16, 2008
The sentences of flogging and imprisonment imposed on a woman rape victim and her male companion, are reported to have been dropped.
January 15, 2008
Jamila Nabgan is now free on bail, and is no longer being detained for 14 hours a day by the Ministry of Intelligence. She...