Press Releases and Statements

Joint Letter on Human Rights Situation in Bahrain
Scholars at Risk joins over 30 civil society organizations in calling on Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council to raise concerns over the human rights situation in Bahrain, including the unjust imprisonment of Bahraini scholar

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Iran: Niloufar Bayani released from prison
Scholars at Risk celebrates the release of wrongfully imprisoned conservationist Niloufar Bayani and the news that she has been reunited with her loved ones.  Ms. Bayani was arrested in January 2018 on charges of espionage while conducting field research on

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Release Renowned Uyghur Scholar Rahile Dawut
Scholars at Risk sent the below letter to Chinese authorities again, urging them to secure the immediate release of Rahile Dawut. Take action by signing a letter here. Via email President Xi Jinping The State Council General Office People’s Republic

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