Mohammed Rashed Al-Ajmi

A blogger and online activist, Al-Ajmi has been the victim of repeated attacks since October 2022. The first occurred in Kuwait before he was forced out of the country;… More

Sergei Mikhalok

A musician and songwriter, Mikhalok has been banned from entering Belarus since 2015 for "insulting the president" and currently lives in Ukraine. He has faced transnational repression and pressure… More

Arzu Demir

A literary writer and journalist, Demir was sentenced to 6 years in prison for writing two books titled “Dağın Kadın Hali (Womanly State of the Mountain)” and “Devrimin Rojava… More

Maxim Pokrovsky

The lead singer of Russian rock group Nogu Svelo, Pokrovsky has been known for releasing critical songs condemning the war on Ukraine. One song has led to a police… More

Óscar-René Vargas

Fleeing into exile in 2018, the well-known sociologist and writer Vargas was arressted immediately upon his return to Nicaragua in November 2022. Detained for nearly three months, Vargas was… More

Sergio Ramirez

Notable literary writer and winner of the 2017 Cervantes Prize, Ramirez is an outspoken critic of the Nicaraguan government. He wrote a novel Tongolele no Sabia Bailar in 2021… More

Dinara Gagarina

Gagarina is a former Associate Professor of the Department of Humanitarian Disciplines of the Faculty of Social, Economic and Computer Sciences in the Perm branch of the Higher School… More

Dariush Memar Darush

A well-known poet and literary critic, Memar is facing charges of "prooaganda against the regime" for his critical writing against the regime. He currently lives in exile in Germany… More

Rafael Vilches Proenza

Vilches Proenza is a novelist and poet whose work critical of the Cuban government. In 2021, he was briefly detained, interrogated, and threatened several times. In November, he was… More

Dmitry Glukhovsky

In June 2022, Glukhovsky was arrested in absentia for anti-war social media posts he made in May. Living in exile in Europe, in October 2022 he was placed on… More