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

July 7, 2011
A court has found in favour of a Jehovah's Witness in Armenia who received a prison sentence for refusing to do military service.
July 6, 2011

Dargham Mahdi al-Zaidi, a pro-reform activist aged around 30, was released on 3 July. He was apparently told that he must stop taking part in anti-government protests.

July 1, 2011
Uruguay finally has a green light to investigate dozens of cases of human rights abuses from its period of military rule three decades ago.
June 24, 2011

Seven men subjected to enforced disappearance since late 2007 are now known to have been released in March this year. They had been arrested by Chadian security forces on 30 November 2007, in the town of Guéréda, in the north-eastern region of Dar Tama.