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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

March 29, 2016

Qatari poet Mohammed al-Ajami, a prisoner of conscience, was released on 15 March when the Emir of Qatar pardoned him unconditionally.

February 19, 2016

Tunisian teacher Abdelfattah Said has been freed. His case was dismissed by a court of appeal on 5 February.

February 17, 2016

Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison on 16 January, after being detained for 18 months on national security-related charges. He was a prisoner of conscience.

February 3, 2016

Ahmad Mshaima’ has been released, after completing a one-year sentence for “publicly insulting the King of Bahrain”.