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 3, 2005
Xiaodong Li, who was jailed and beaten in China for breaking a law against private worship, fled to the United States....
March 17, 2005
Amnesty International is happy to report that Rebiya Kadeer was released from prison on March 17.
June 18, 2004
Student leader Wang Dan, jailed for his part in the 1989 pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square, spoke at Amnesty...
May 13, 1993
On May 13, 1993, Tibetan tourist guide, Gedun Rinchen was arrested after security forces raided his home and found documents...