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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

November 23, 2012

Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on 16 November. He had been arrested on 2 November for reportedly monitoring a gathering taking place and the police behavior towards protesters.

July 20, 2012

Action by Amnesty International has prompted the authorities in the Serbian city of Nis to supply drinking water to Roma families who were forcibly evicted from their homes in the capital Belgrade nearly three months ago.

June 5, 2012

Andrés Carrión Álvarez, a government critic from Cuba, was released from prison after being charged with public disorder.

June 5, 2012

Syrian human rights lawyer Abdullah al-Khalil, who represents political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, was released on 28 March after being detained and possibly beaten.