Victims

They are Vietnamese, Chinese, Mexican, American, Rwandan, Cameroonian, Burundian, Saudi Arabian, and Egyptian. They are or were threatened, beaten, tortured, imprisoned, and kept in detention.

For their beliefs, for their political activism, for their activism in favor of human rights, for who they are. In order to compel them to speak, or to keep silent. Without reason.

On the night of June 26, 2019, Support them.

  • An Egyptian defender of human rights, Amal Fathy suffered judicial harassment from the Egyptian authorities who brought charges against her in two separate cases. She had […]
    Egypt
  • Mancho Bibixy is serving a sentence of 15 years in prison.  At the end of 2016, he was accused of the crime of having wanted to […]
    Cameroun
  • Huang Qi is a journalist and a defender of human rights, detained for more than two years in the south of China.  His trial was held […]
    China
  • 60-year-old María is the mother of Adrián Favela Márquez, a victim of enforced disappearance along with her friend Adriel Ávila Barrios since October 2, 2012 in […]
    Mexique
  • Salman al Awdah was arrested in September 2017 at the beginning of a wave of repression against political dissidents in the Saudi kingdom. This extremely popular […]
    Saudi Arabia
  • "ACAT has achieved what has not been done for 30 years in the political and media field. (...) I am a Sahrawi who rebelled against oppression and the absence of dignity and that is why I am in prison. But despite all the suffering and sacrifices, whatever the balance of power, I am convinced that I made the right choice. The path to my freedom is the same as that of my people. (...)Thanks to you all and to your association, ACAT which continues to accompany us on this journey."

    Naâma Asfari

    “ACAT has achieved what has not been done for 30 years in the political and media field. (…) I am a Sahrawi who rebelled against oppression […]
  • On April 26, 2018, Germain Rukuki was sentenced to 32 years in prison by the district court of Ntahangwa, as a result of an unfair judiciary […]
    Burundi
  • "When I was released and immediately taken to the airport for a life of exile in the United States, my belief was confirmed. That I had never been alone. The freedom I enjoy today was made possible by the tireless efforts and contributions of many friends, supporters and human rights organizations. ACAT is one of them."

    Me Nam

    “When I was released and immediately taken to the airport for a life of exile in the United States, my belief was confirmed. That I had […]
  • Déogratias Mushayikdi has been imprisoned for 9 years, with his situation nearly forgotten.  This political opponent had always fought for peace and democracy in a nonviolent […]
    Rwanda
  • Nguyen Trung Tôn, a Protestant pastor, was sentenced to 12 years in prison in April 2018.  He is subjected to intolerable conditions in detention, putting his […]
    Vietnam
  • Rodolfo, or “Rudy,” a 40-year-old of Latin-American origin, has been on death row in Texas since September 2005.  Rodolfo was sentenced for the murder of six […]
    United States of America
  • Tran Thi Nga, a defender of human rights, was sentenced to nine years in prison in 2017.   Her incarceration and separation from her two young sons […]
    Vietnam
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