Khalida Jarrar

Researcher and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine member Jarrar was arrested from her home in the West Bank in December 2023, shortly after the Independent Commission for… More

Dalia Ziada

An award-winning author and political analyst, Ziada had to flee Egypt after receiving threats for her condemnation of Hamas and support for Israel following the October 7th attacks. A… More

Asma Al-Subaie

Al-Subaie is a student and human rights defender who has advocated for the Bedouin minority and for women’s rights. In June 2021, her home was raided and she was… More

Enrique Márquez Jaramillo

Márquez Jaramillo is an award-winning historian, political scientist, and former politician who has published more than 30 books. In August 2022, he received two death threats for his criticism… More

Boris Kagarlitsky

Kagarlitsky, a Marxist sociologist who posts opinion and commentary online, is vocally opposed to the Russian war in Ukraine. He was designated as a foreign agent in May 2022,… More

Maidul Islam

Sociology professor Islam was arrested in September 2018 for online comments about Bangladesh’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina. He was suspended from his university position. In August 2023, he received… More

Isa Choulandim

Choulandim, an artist, writer, and activist, is known for his outspoken opposition to child marriage, which he advocates against through his art. He was arrested in a home raid… More

Rowena He

He is the author of Tiananmen Exiles: Voices of the Struggle for Democracy in China. She also worked as a professor at several universities including Hong Kong University and… More

Zakaria Osuli

Writer, professor, and outspoken activist for the women's rights movement, Osuli was released by the Taliban after two months of detention in April 2023. Prior to his detention, Osuli… More

Rasul Abdi Parsi

Parsi is an Islamic law scholar and former professor at Herat University who was arrested by the Taliban in March 2023 for comments he posted on Facebook. In October… More