Thomas Awah, Jr.

Thomas Awah, Jr.

Thomas Awah, Jr. is a journalist and activist detained in Cameroon since 2017. He is serving an 11 year prison sentence for reporting on protests in the Anglophone region. Prior to his arrest, Awah worked in the Anglophone region as a correspondent for the...
Loujain Alhathloul

Loujain Alhathloul

Loujain Alhathloul is a prominent women’s rights activist currently imprisoned by Saudi Arabia. She faces numerous charges related to her activism and remains in pre-trial detention. Alhathloul is one of the leaders of the Saudi women’s rights movement helping to...
Omruzak Omarkuliev

Omruzak Omarkuliev

Omruzak Omarkuliev is a student who disappeared in Turkmenistan in March 2018 and is reportedly serving a 20 year sentence on unknown charges. Prior his to arrest, Omruzak Omarkuliev was living in Turkey where he studied engineering at Osmaniye Korkut Ata University....
Jacqueline Umuhoza

Jacqueline Umuhoza

Jacqueline Umuhoza is a dual Rwandan and Ugandan national currently facing charges of treason and espionage.   Umuhoza is the daughter of a prominent Rwandan pastor, Bishop Deo Nyirigira. A former member of the ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front, Bishop Nyirigira...
Youcef Nadarkhani

Youcef Nadarkhani

Youcef Nadarkhani is a Christian pastor arrested in May 2016 and serving a 10 year prison sentence for national security-related charges. Though not religious as a child, Nadarkhani converted to Christianity at age 19, becoming a member of the Only Jesus Church. He...