Dan Garrett

On September 26, 2019, Garrett, a photographer, author, and academic, was barred entry to Hong Kong for unspecified “immigration reasons” after having testified to the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on… More

Abraham Jiménez Enoa

Journalist and co-author of Cuba en la encrucijada (Cuba at the crossroads), Jiménez Enoa was placed under 24-hour house arrest by Cuban state authorities twice, in August and December… More

Rafael Gabriel Almanza Alonso

Famed poet and Marxist intellectual Alonso has suffered political persecution for his openly anti-Castro views. Since he was first expelled from university in 1980, he has endured extreme censorship… More

Wang Fang Fang Fang

Wang Fang, who also goes by the pen name Fang Fang, kept an online diary during Wuhan’s 11-week lockdown. She views herself as a witness rather than a critic… More

Writers at Risk Database

Ahdaf Soueif

A prominent English-language novelist, Soueif was arrested on March 18, 2020 for protesting for the release of Egyptians left vulnerable to coronavirus in overcrowded prisons. She is currently detained… More

Trang Pham Doan

A noted author and democracy activist who published A Handbook for Freedom Fighters, Trang has been repeatedly detained, harassed, and assaulted by Vietnamese authorities over her work. Despite brutal… More