Archived Appeals

Scholars at Risk coordinates advocacy activities on behalf of wrongfully imprisoned scholars and students through the Scholars in Prison Project. Listed below are cases that SAR has previously conducted public advocacy on behalf of. Click here to take action on behalf of Scholars in Prison.

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.

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Xiyue Wang, Iran
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.

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