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Scholars at Risk undertakes activities on behalf of scholars still under threat in their home country-such as those suffering prosecution on improper or false charges or wrongfully imprisoned-as well as against widespread threats to an entire faculty, university or system.

This table lists scholars who are currently detained or facing charges, suffering threats or missing. Please contact SAR to receive detailed information on any of the below scholars.

Name Country Field Risk/status Updated
Hamid Babaei
Iran
Marketing/Finance
Imprisoned or facing charges 2014-03-26
Abdolfattah Soltani Iran Human Rights Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Abdolreza Ghanbari Iran Persian Literature Imprisoned or facing charges
2013-06-07
Abduljalil Al-Singace Bahrain Mechanical Engineering Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Ales Bialiatski Belarus Literature Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Evgenij Afanasyev Russia Gas Dynamics, Chemistry Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Guo Quan China Chinese Literature Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-21
Kemal Guruz Turkey
Chemical Engineering Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Lu Jianhua China Sociology Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-21
Busra Ersanli Turkey Political Science Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Ragip Zarakolu Turkey Human Rights Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Omid Kokabee Iran Physics Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Ramin Zibaei Iran Psychology Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Mohammad al-Qahtani Saudi Arabia Economics Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-21
Ilham Tohti China Economics Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Mahdi Abu Dheeb Bahrain Education Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Mohammad Maleki Iran Human Rights Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Svyatoslav Bobyshev Russia Gas Dynamics, Chemistry Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Suren Gazaryan Russia Environmental Activism Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Coskun Musluk Turkey International Relations Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Hadif Al Owais United Arab Emirates Law Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Liu Xiaobo China Literature Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Sergei Vizir Russia Economics Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
Pham Minh Hoang Vietnam Mathematics Imprisoned or facing charges 2013-06-07
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