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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

April 1, 2009
On March 31, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit granted a stay of execution for Brett Hartmann, who was scheduled...
April 1, 2009
On Wednesday, March 18, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson signed into law a bill to abolish the death penalty! New Mexico...
January 28, 2009
On January 26, Larry Swearingen was granted a stay of execution by a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the...
November 13, 2008
On November 12, the Maryland Commission on Capital Punishment voted to recommend repealing the death penalty in Maryland. On...