Xue Deyun | Status: Released | China

Xue Deyun (pen name Ma Zhe) was arrested on January 26, 1998. Xue was sentenced at the Guiyang Municipal People’s Court to five years in prison on charges of… More

Fazil Say | Status: Released | Turkey

Fazil Say is a world renowned Turkish pianist and composer who was convicted of insulting Islam and offending Muslims in postings on Twitter on April 15, 2013. More

Ta Phong Tan | Status: Released | Vietnam

Ta Phong Tan is a Vietnamese Blogger, jurist, and former police officer. She was arrested on September 5, 2011 and sentenced to 10 years in prison for “conducting propaganda… More

Rodney Sieh | Status: Released | Liberia

Rodney Sieh, founder of FrontPageAfrica, is a Liberian journalist with over seventeen years’ experience working in Liberia and abroad. More

Mohammed al-Ajami | Status: Released | Qatar

Born on December 24, 1975, Mohammed al-Ajami, a Qatari citizen, is a poet and a third-year literature student at Cairo University. He is married with two daughters and two… More

Normando Hernández González | Status: Released | Cuba

Normando Hernández González is a Cuban writer and independent journalist imprisoned during Cuba's Black Spring on March 18, 2003. He was released in a wave of amnesty on July… More

Enoh Meyomesse | Status: Released | Cameroon

Enoh Meyomesse, 57, is a writer, blogger, historian and political activist who has published more than 15 books of poetry, prose, essays, and works on political and cultural themes… More

Hojjatoleslam Hasan Yousefi Eshkevari | Status: Released | Iran

Eshkevari was released from prison on February 6, 2005. He was freed after serving two-thirds of his seven-year jail term. A condition of his release is that Eshkevari will… More

Kareem Amer | Status: Released | Egypt

Kareem Amer is an Egyptian blogger and former al-Azhyar University student known for his secular views and his critical writings about Islam and Egypt's highest religious authorities. His writings… More

Raúl Rivero | Status: Released | Cuba

Raúl Rivero is among the first generation of journalists trained at Havana University's School of Journalism after the 1959 revolution. He co-founded the satirical magazine Caimán Barbudo in 1966.… More

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