Rashad Ramazanov Rashad Hagigat Agaaddin

Well-known for his anti-government writing, Ramazanov was sentenced to 9 years in prison on fabricated drug possession charges in 2013. After taking part in a hunger strike in late… More

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Abduljalil Al-Singace

Blogger and academic Al-Singace is serving a life sentence for his human rights activism. Suffering from post-polio syndrome, his health has severely declined during his detention. Despite his health,… More

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Avijit Roy

A prominent secular writer and blogger, Roy was known as a founder of the popular rationalist blog Mukto-mona. On February 26, 2015, he was murdered by machete-wielding assailants at… More

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