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August 28, 2022   •   

Women’s Rights Activist Imprisoned in Saudi Arabia

Salma al-Shehab was sentenced to 34 years in prison, followed by a 34-year travel ban.

June 10, 2022   •   

A County in Xinjiang Province Suffers the World’s Highest Incarceration Rate

Nearly one in 25 Muslim residents of Konasheher County has been imprisoned on terrorism charges.

February 19, 2022   •   

Eritrean Orthodox Patriarch Dies in Solitary Confinement at 94

His Holiness Abune Antonios, who spent the last 16 years in prison for refusing to bend to the government’s demands, has died.

July 8, 2021   •   

Six More Members of Iran’s Minority Bahá’í Faith Sentenced to Prison

A Revolutionary Court in Iran has sentenced six citizens of the minority Bahá’í faith to a total of 73 years and six months in prison for engaging in activities related to children’s education and promoting their religion on social media.

October 20, 2020   •   

House Passes Bill to Block Goods Made by Muslim Detainees in China

House of Representatives approves legislation to ban imports from Xinjiang, based on reports of more than 1 million Muslim Uyghurs and other minority Muslim ethnic groups being detained and subjected to forced labor.

June 13, 2020   •   

Persecution of Baháʼís in Iran Continues Unchecked

Prisoners of conscience of Iran’s banned Baháʼí faith, recently furloughed to alleviate overcrowding in the nation’s unsanitary jails facing COVID-19 outbreaks, are being summoned back behind bars.

June 11, 2020   •   

Bitter Winter: A Voice for China’s Oppressed

Bitter Winter, a cooperative enterprise by scholars, human rights activists, and members of religious organizations persecuted in China.