Fr. Thadeus Nguyen Van Ly

Fr. Thadeus Nguyen Van Ly

Father Ly is a Vietnamese Roman Catholic priest and activist who was rearrested by the Vietnamese government on July 25, 2011, ending one-year and four-months of temporary medical parole. Father Ly was previously arrested on February 18, 2007 for attempting to...
Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi

Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi

Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi is a filmmaker and human rights activist facing a two year prison sentence in Myanmar for a series of Facebook posts. Prior to his arrest, Ko Ko Gyi studied engineering in Singapore. He returned to Myanmar in 2003 and embarked on a film career. By...
Nguyen Huu Quoc Duy

Nguyen Huu Quoc Duy

Nguyen Huu Quoc Duy is an online activist who served a three year sentence for criticizing the Vietnamese government on Facebook. Prior to his arrest, Nguyen graduated from college with a degree in education and worked with his mother at a market. Nguyen was arrested...
Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh is a labor rights and child rights’ activist who was sentenced to seven years in prison in Iran for communicating with the UN Special Rapporteur on Iran. As a member of the Committee to Pursue the Establishment of Workers’ Organizations in Iran...
Diane and Adeline Rwigara

Diane and Adeline Rwigara

Diane Rwigara is a Rwandan businesswoman and former presidential candidate who was charged, along with her mother Adeline, with a variety of alleged national security offenses. The two women spent more than a year arbitrarily detained. Prior to her career as an...