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

June 27, 2011

The head of Egypt’s military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that the army will no longer carry out forced ‘virginity tests’ after defending their use, during a meeting with the organization in Cairo.

March 3, 2010
Student and women's rights activist Somayeh Rashidi was released from Evin Prison, Tehran, on 25 February 2010. Amnesty...
May 11, 2009
Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in...
February 20, 2009
The economic stimulus package the U.S. Congress recently approved includes hundreds of millions of dollars to fund the...