Nariman Dzhelal

Nariman Dzhelal is the jailed leader of the Crimean Tatars, arguably the most persecuted group in Ukraine.

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang is a Chinese writer. She is the author of “Socialism Is Great!”: A Worker’s Memoir of the New China, and Lotus.

Salil Tripathi

Salil Tripathi is an award-winning India-born journalist, author and editor. He was chair of PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee and is now on its board.