Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace is a Bahraini scholar of mechanical engineering sentenced to life in prison and has been denied access to appropriate medical care.
Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali is scholar of disaster medicine who has been wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death.
Mr. Ahmed Samir Santawy is a postgraduate student at the Central European University in Vienna, Austria, who is detained in Egypt.
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.
Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba is a professor and human rights activist wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life in prison.
Professor Ilham Tohti is a public intellectual and economics professor. He was convicted on charges of separatism and sentenced to life in prison in September 2014.
Starting in 2017, a growing number of students and scholars of various ethnic minority communities in China have disappeared and are believed to be held in so-called “reeducation camps” or other detention facilities.
Khalil Al-Halwachi is a scholar of engineering and a peaceful political activist sentenced to ten years imprisonment.
Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith is a prominent economist and former lecturer at the University of Paris IV Abu Dhabi who was convicted and sentenced to ten years in prison after publicly calling for political reform.
Niloufar Bayani is a researcher, conservationist, and scholar, convicted and sentenced to ten years in prison on charges of espionage. She and her colleagues were arrested in January 2018 while conducting field research.
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.
Professor Rahile Dawut is a world-renowned scholar of Uyghur studies who reportedly disappeared in China in December 2017.