Shakthika Sathkumara

Shakthika Sathkumara

Shakthika Sathkumara is an award-winning author arrested in April 2019. He is facing up to 12 years in prison on charges related to a short story he published on Facebook. Sathkumara has written seven short story collections, four poetry anthologies, a novel and at...
Daler Sharipov

Daler Sharipov

Daler Sharipov is a freelance journalist facing up to five years in prison for a series of articles he wrote about religious extremism. Sharipov began his journalism career at the state-owned television channel Safina in 2006 when he was a student at Tajik National...
Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee

Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee

Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee is a writer and political activist initially sentenced to a six year prison sentence for charges related to an unpublished story she wrote criticizing the practice of stoning in Iran. Iraee was arrested on September 6, 2014 with her husband...