Joshua Wong, Alex Chow, and Nathan Law | Status: In Prison | Hong Kong

Joshua Wong, Alex Chow, and Nathan Law are three prominent student activists who played a leading role in the 2014 Occupy Central Movement in Hong Kong. More

Gui Minhai | Status: Detained | China

Hong Kong publisher and Swedish national Gui Minhai was disappeared from his vacation home in Pattaya, Thailand on October 17, 2015. Information about his current status and whereabouts is… More

Kirill Serebrennikov | Status: House Arrest | Russia

Kirill Serebrennikov, a prominent Russian theater director, was put under house arrest on August 23 on charges of fraud. More

Pavel Sheremet | Status: Murdered | Ukraine

Pavel Sheremet, a Belarusian-born Russian journalist who worked in Belarus and Ukraine, died in a car explosion in Kyiv on July 20, 2016. The Ukraine Prosecutor’s Office said the… More

Stanislav Aseyev | Status: Detained | Ukraine

Ukrainian journalist Stanislav Aseyev, who writes under the pen-name Vasin, was captured by the Russian-supported rebels on June 2, 2017. Aseyev was based in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk and reported… More

Natalya Sharina | Status: Convicted | Russia

Natalya Sharina, head of the Ukrainian Literature Library in Moscow, was sentenced to four years of probation on June 5, 2017, for allegedly disseminating the works of Ukrainian nationalists… More

Chen Yunfei | Status: In Prison | China

Chen Yunfei is a performance artist who works at the intersection of human rights activism and art. His art is overtly political, promoting the Chinese pro-democracy movement. More

Roman Sushchenko | Status: Detained | Russia

Roman Sushchenko, a Ukrainian journalist, was detained in Moscow on September 30, 2016, on charges of espionage. He has been detained in Lefortovo Prison since then; the court has… More