Yutong Su

A blogger and former journalist, Yutong is also a pro-democracy online activist who has faced multiple instances of harassment in China dating back to 2010. After she had circulated… More

Yuyu Dong

A columnist and essayist, Yuyo was arrested and charged with espionage in April 2023. He wrote for the New York Times Chinese-language website between 2012 and 2014. He was branded as… More

Yunkai Shangguan

Yunkai is a journalist and blogger who wrote on allegations of government corruption and forgery. He was arrested in April 2023 for an article he published, and was charged… More

Xiaolong Ji

Xiaolong is an activist and online commentator. He was detained by the police for posting an open letter on Twitter to the Shanghai government in August 2022, accusing them… More

Yu Wensheng

Yu is an activist known for his critical writings on political issues. He was arrested in 2018 and sentenced to 4 years after writing an open letter to the… More

Haseeb Ahrari

A poet who writes on themes of freedom and patriotism, Ahrari was arrested in his home in Kabul by the Taliban upon his return from a trip to Iran… More

Khalid Qadiry

An activist, journalist, and poet from Herat, Qadiry was arrested by the Taliban on March 17, 2022. He was sentenced a couple months later to 1 year in prison.… More

Le Anh Hung

In July 2018, authorities arrested independent blogger Le Anh Hung and charged him with “abusing democratic freedoms to infringe upon state interests." In October, he went on hunger strike… More

Le Manh Ha

An online commentator, Le Manh Ha was arrested in January 2022 when police raided his house and seized 20 books, two laptop computers, and a cellphone. On October 25,… More

Nguyen Lan Thang

Nguyen Lan Thang has written commentary on current events in Vietnam and around the world, history, and philosophy via his blog on Radio Free Asia since at least 2013.… More