Scholars at Risk sent the below letter to Egyptian authorities calling for them to take any available action to drop all charges against Mr. Patrick George Zaki, secure his unconditional release, and allow Mr. Zaki to fly back to Italy,
Scholars at Risk joined the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) and over 60 organizations calling on President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi to immediately quash the verdict against seven arbitrarily detained human rights defenders and activists, including Central European University postgraduate
Scholars at Risk sent to Indian authorities the below letter raising grave concern for the health of Professor Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba, who tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time while in Nagpur Central Prison. Professor Saibaba’s second contraction of
Today marks Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace’s 100th day on a hunger strike in Jau Prison, Bahrain. For the past ten years, Dr. Al-Singace has been serving a life sentence for his nonviolent participation in a pro-democracy protest in 2011. Dr.
Scholars at Risk sent to Egyptian authorities the below letter raising concern over the recent indictment against Patrick George Zaki, a postgraduate student of gender studies at the University of Bologna, Italy. Mr. Zaki is awaiting trial before the Mansoura
Scholars at Risk has sent to Iranian authorities the below letter raising concern for the well-being of Niloufar Bayani, a wrongfully imprisoned researcher and conservationist who is suffering from COVID-19. SAR calls on Iranian authorities to secure Ms. Bayani’s immediate
Scholars at Risk joins 13 human rights organizations and academic associations in calling on the European Union, European state governments, and the United States government to secure the release of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali. You may support Dr. Djalali by signing
Scholars at Risk has joined 60 human rights organizations in calling on President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to quash the verdict against postgraduate student Ahmed Samir Santawy. See the below statement in English, French, and Arabic. Sign this letter to join
Scholars at Risk has sent to Belarusian authorities the below letter raising concern over the detention of a growing number of students in apparent retaliation for their nonviolent participation in protests across Belarus. SAR calls on Belarusian authorities to secure
Scholars at Risk joins twenty-two organizations in calling for the immediate release of Professor Saibaba who recently tested positive for COVID-19. Professor Saibaba is a scholar of English and human rights activist, serving a life sentence in Nagpur Central Prison.
SAR’s Executive Director, Rob Quinn, speaks with Valerie Peay, the Director of the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR), about Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, a scholar of disaster medicine imprisoned in Iran’s Evin Prison. Today marks four years since Dr. Djalali