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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

May 11, 2009
Amnesty International has welcomed the news that the US-Iranian journalist, Roxana Saberi, is to be released from jail in...
February 13, 2009
Kobra N. has had her sentence of stoning commuted to 100 lashes. Soghra Mola'i, who had been sentenced to 15 years...
January 15, 2008
Jamila Nabgan is now free on bail, and is no longer being detained for 14 hours a day by the Ministry of Intelligence. She...
September 2, 2007
Haleh Esfandiari is the Head of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in...