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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

February 6, 2011
The trip was canceled after Amnesty International and other groups prepared a dossier on his administration’s use of torture.
January 2, 2011
In January 2011, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
December 2, 2010
On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put...
September 17, 2010
A local judge in Kentucky has blocked the execution of Gregory Wilson, a 53-year-old African American man who was scheduled...