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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

March 9, 2011
On March 9, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois. Illinois becomes the 16th...
December 20, 2010
An alleged juvenile offender in Yemen has had his execution halted, and his case will now be re-examined by the courts....
December 2, 2010
On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put...
September 17, 2010
A local judge in Kentucky has blocked the execution of Gregory Wilson, a 53-year-old African American man who was scheduled...