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

October 31, 2006
Helen Berhane, a well-known Christian evangelical singer, was released from captivity in Eritrea.
August 24, 2006
Murat Kurnaz, a Turkish national born in Germany and featured in AIUSA's Holiday Card action, was released on August 24,...
May 4, 2006
Hojjatoleslam Ezimi Qedimi was returned to prison on March 26, 2006 after an appeal against a one-year prison sentence was...
April 25, 2006
"Peace and human rights must be the priority now," Krishna Pahadi said. "The politics of violence must end."