Press Releases and Statements

SAR Ukraine Fellowships
Scholars at Risk (SAR) announces new fellowship support for SAR network member institutions in North America looking to host threatened and displaced scholars from Ukraine. The purpose of the funds is to support the Ukrainian research and academic sector, enable

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Justice for Professor Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba
Scholars at Risk joins 18 human rights organizations in expressing grave concern for the well being of Professor Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba and asking the Chief Justice of India to review Professor Saibaba’s case, reconsider the decision to suspend the Bombay

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Immediately release Marfa Rabkova
Scholars at Risk sent the below letter to authorities in Belarus expressing grave concern over the 15 year prison sentence given to Marfa Rabkova and calling for her immediate release. After nearly two years in pretrial detention, on September 6,

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Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali remains at imminent risk of execution
Iranian authorities have apparently postponed the execution of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali; however, he remains at imminent risk of execution. Earlier this month, Iranian authorities stated that they were planning to execute Dr. Djalali by May 21. Yesterday, the spokesperson of

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