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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

January 21, 2009
After receiving a series of threats, Katia Camargo and her two children entered a witness protection program on 5 January. ...
January 15, 2009
Jamila Nabgan is now free on bail, and is no longer being detained for 14 hours a day by the Ministry of Intelligence. She...
July 14, 2008
On Saturday, April 26, Amnesty International USA honored Betty Makoni, 37, a former high school teacher in Zimbabwe. She is...
January 16, 2008
The sentences of flogging and imprisonment imposed on a woman rape victim and her male companion, are reported to have been dropped.