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

November 28, 2012

Antonio Rodiles, the national coordinator of a civil society initiative calling on the government to ratify international human rights treaties, was released on the afternoon of 26 November having spent 19 days in detention.

June 5, 2012

Syrian human rights lawyer Abdullah al-Khalil, who represents political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, was released on 28 March after being detained and possibly beaten.

May 24, 2012

Narayan Reddy, part of a campaign against a South Korean company's intended acquisition of common lands used by local farmers to build a steel plant, was released on bail on 19 May after five months in prison.

May 1, 2012

Prisoner of conscience José Daniel Ferrer García has been released after being held for nearly a month, on the condition that he give up his political activism.