Jakub Zulczyk

Journalist and novelist Zulczyk was indicted in March 2021 for publicly insulting the Polish president on social media. He was refused a grant for a translation of his new… More

Mustafa Sönmez

Economist and columnist Sönmez was briefly arrested in April 2019 and charged with "insulting the president" for tweets he posted calling President Erdoğan “the chief of a thief gang”… More

Said Djabelkhir

Said Djabelkhir

Scholar Djabelkhir was—without notice—charged with “offending the precepts of Islam” after writing 3 Facebook posts of “academic reflections” on the Quran and Islamic traditions in 2020. In April 2021,… More

Tsitsi Danngarembga

Tsitsi Dangarembga

Noted author Dangarembga was arrested for taking part in anti-corruption protests in July 2020 and was released on bail the next day. She appeared at least 25 times in… More