Peyman Farhangian

Farhangian is a literary writer, poet, and labor activist. He was first arrested in June 2020. He was initially sentenced to 38 years in prison on charges related to… More

Aliaksandr Novikau

A historian and blogger, Novikau was arrested on June 27, 2022 for publishing articles on his website that aim at revising history. He was convicted and found guilty of… 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

Phan Cong Hai

In November 2019, Phan Cong Hai was arrested for Facebook posts that were deemed "anti-state." In a 2020 trial in which he did not have legal representation in court… More

Tran Hoang Huan

Tran Hoang Tuan was indicted and arrested under investigation for his alleged anti-state propaganda in August 2021. Many believe his arrest was directly related to his criticism of the… More

Dauletmurat Tadzhimuratov

Tadzhimuratov allegedly organized a rally for Karakalpak autonomy in July 2022, leading to his detention. In January 2023, he was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment and ordered to pay… More

Bui Van Thuan

Bui Van Thuan was arrested in August 2021 and accused of “anti-state propaganda” for his Facebook page. In November 2022, he was sentenced to eight years in prison and… More

Khushruz Jumayev Khushom Gulyam

In March 2022, Jumayev—a Pamiri blogger—was detained and interrogated for unkown reasons. Two months later, he was arrested, detained, and eventually charged with “participation in banned political groups." In… More

Osama Khaled

Osama Khaled was a high ranking Wikipedia volunteer administrator with privileged access to edit protected pages. He was detained in 2020 and sentenced to 5 years of prison which… More