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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

August 17, 2011

Ramesh Agrawal, one of the two human rights defenders and environmental rights campaigners who has spent two months in the state of Chhattisgarh, was released on bail on the night of 12 August. He and Dr Harihar Patel had been arrested on false charges on 28 May.

July 19, 2011
Court upholds government decision to reject plans for the expansion of the Lanjigarh refinery finding that the project violated the country's environmental laws.
April 15, 2011
The doctor has spent 100 days in prison as part of a politically motivated life sentence on sedition and conspiracy charges.
April 5, 2011
Faizan Rafiq Hakeem was detained for over a month under the controversial Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA).