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  • Poems, pictures, plays & songs — these are not crimes.

    Take action to help imprisoned artists around the world.

  • Free Ashraf Fayadh

    Ashraf Fayadh is a Palestinian poet who came to Saudi Arabia as a refugee, and has been sentenced to 8 years in prison and 800 lashes by his adopted homeland for a series of poems that he wrote describing his life while fleeing war in Palestine.

  • 43 Years in Prison for a Tweet?

    Cartoonist Zunar charged with 9 counts of sedition in Malaysia. He faces a potential 43 years in prison over a tweet.

  • Free the Artists of Tibet

    ACT NOW: Speak out for imprisoned Tibetan singers. As a global community we have to act to end Chinese ethnocide in Tibet.

  • Zona Prava: Prisoners' Rights

    Founded by the two formerly imprisoned members of Pussy Riot, the goal of Zona Prava is to aid those who, though they may be deprived of liberty in camps and prisons, are not willing to be stripped of their dignity.

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    Take action to demand the release of 3 Iranians sentenced to prison for running a music label.

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Activist/Artist Prisoners of Conscience


Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian, two imprisoned Iranian artists, began a hunger strike on September 7 to protest prison conditions. Authorities imprisoned the brothers in June for distributing music free from state censors. The warden relocated Mehdi and Hossein to be punished separately after an argument...
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North Dakota Must Drop the Charges Against Deia Schlosberg

Deia Schlosberg is an American filmmaker and producer facing three felony charges – a potential 45 years in prison – for filming protests in North Dakota. Schlosberg was filming a group of activists known as Climate Direct Action as they manually shut down pipelines in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, and

Drop the Charges Against Fatima Naoot

Fatima Naoot is a well-known and widely published Egyptian poet and journalist who was charged with “contempt of religion” for Facebook posts she wrote in October 2014 in which she criticized the Muslim holiday Eid Al-Adha. She was sentenced to three years in prison on January 26, 2016.

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- Nadya Tolokonnikova, Pussy Riot