Go Sherab Gyatso Gosher

Author of the book We Need to Wake Up and several articles describing restrictions on Tibetans’ freedom of expression under Chinese rule, Gyatso was taken into custody on October… More

Gangkye Drubpa Kyab

Poet, teacher, and author of several books on Tibetan unrest in 2008, Gangkye Drubpa Kyab was arrested on March 23, 2021 in Kardze for undisclosed reasons. Between 2012 and… More

Yeung Ching-kei

The lead opinion writer for Apple Daily, Yeung has written over 800 editorials and opinion pieces in which he has criticized government crackdowns on dissent. On June 23, 2021,… More

Fung Wai-kong

Apple Daily editorial writer Fung was arrested at the airport on June 27, 2021, while reportedly en route to the U.K. He was released after two days of detention… More

Pham Chi Thanh

Pham Thanh is the author of several books and essays critical of government leaders and a member of the Independent Journalists’ Association of Vietnam. He was arrested on May… More

Chen Yu

Chen is the owner of an online book retailer that sells foreign-published Christian books to readers living in China. In September 2019, he was detained in Linhai city on… More

Gulmira Imin

Imin, a poet and Uyghur-language website moderator from China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2010 for “splittism, leaking state secrets, and organizing an illegal… More

Tran Duc Thach

Tran Duc Thach was arrested on April 23, 2020 and charged with “activities aimed at overthrowing the People’s Government” for his Facebook posts on government corruption and human rights… More

Ahnaf Jazeem

Jazeem was arrested on spurious terrorism charges related to his book of poetry Navarasam, in which investigative authorities claimed he demonstrated extremism. He has been detained without charge since… More

Ramzy Razeek

Blogger Razeek was arrested in April 2020 after posting on Facebook regarding need for an “ideological Jihad” to stop organized anti-Muslim propaganda. In response, he and his family faced… More

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