Oybek Jamoldinivich Jabbarov is a 31-year-old Uzbek detainee at the Guantánamo Bay detention center. Oybek was assisted in writing this article by Michael E. Mone, of the Boston law firm Esdaile, Barrett & Esdaile.
Sultan Al Jaber, the United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, is CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Chairman of Masdar, the UAE’s special envoy for climate change, and COP28 President.
Ashley Jackson is the co-director of the Centre for the Study of Armed Groups at the Overseas Development Institute. She is the author of the forthcoming book Negotiating Survival: Civilian-Insurgent Relations in Afghanistan.
The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.
highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.