Daler Sharifov

On January 28, 2020, authorities detained Sharifov in a home raid and later charged him with inciting ethnic, racial, and religious hatred. In April 2020, he was sentenced to… More

Arnon Nampa

Arnon Nampa

Since August 2020, Arnon Nampa has been arrested and released on bail several times for his speeches at peaceful protests. In February 2021, he was remanded for violating lèse-majesté… More

Patiwat Saraiyaem

Saraiyaem was arrested on October 19, 2020 on sedition charges for his involvement in Bangkok pro-democracy protests the month prior. After being arrested and released shortly after several times… More

Somyot Prueksakasemsuk

Somyot Prueksakasemsuk

Magazine editor and activist Somyot was arrested on October 16, 2020 for sedition for his involvement in the September 2020 pro-democracy demonstrations. He was again detained in February 2021… More

Emre Günsal

Comedian Günsal was arrested in Istanbul in April 2020 for writing in his stand-up show that allegedly insulted Turkey's first president Kemal Atatürk and prominent figures in the city… More

Murat Ağırel

Ağırel was arrested and held in isolation in March 2020 over allegedly spreading national security secrets. An investigation was launched for “insults” in his book Sarmal, for which he… More

Eduardo Galindo Peña

Galindo Peña was detained on April 15, 2020 in a warrantless home raid by the National Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping Command and brought to court 96 hours later for writing… More

Le Huu Minh Tuan Le Tuan

Le Huu Minh Tuan Le Tuan

Le Tuan has written critically of government policies and in support of democracy. He was arrested in June 2020 under Article 117, related to propaganda against the state, for… More

Sanaa Seif

Sanaa Seif

Seif, an opinion writer and filmmaker, went to Tora Prison to receive a letter from her brother, blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, where she was attacked. When reporting the… More

Sayed Shehta

Shehta, the deputy managing editor of Youm7, was arrested by security forces on August 30, 2020. Days earlier, he tested positive for COVID-19 and was self isolating. He lost… More