Patrick George Zaki is a postgraduate student at the University of Bologna, who is detained in Egypt in apparent retaliation for his peaceful human rights research.
Authorities in Belarus have arrested a growing number of students in retaliation for their nonviolent participation in protests across the country over the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
Khalil Al-Halwachi is a scholar of engineering and a peaceful political activist sentenced to ten years imprisonment.
Peter Biar Ajak is a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge and is a prominent political activist who was imprisoned in South Sudan from July 28, 2018, to January 2, 2020.
Xiyue Wang is a Princeton University PhD candidate who specializes in late 19th and early 20th-century Eurasian history and was arbitrarily imprisoned in Iran from August 7, 2016, to December 7, 2019.