Scholars at Risk Network

The Scholars at Risk Network (SAR) is an international network of universities and colleges responding to attacks on scholars because of their words, their ideas and their place in society. SAR promotes academic freedom and defends the human rights of scholars and their communities worldwide.

Resistance Georgia

Resistance Georgia is a blog started by Anna Dolidze and Irakli Kakabadze in reaction to the violent events of November 7, 2007. It aims to facilitate democratic debate in order to support peaceful resistance to establishment of authoritarian rule in Georgia.


LifeSandro is a movement that seeks justice and accountability for the brutal murder of Sandro Girgvliani.

Scholar Rescue Fund

The Scholar Rescue Fund formalizes an unwavering commitment to academic freedom that the Institute of International Education (IIE) has demonstrated for over 85 years. At the heart of the Fund is the idea that each scholar they help who continues his or her work in safety is a beacon of hope in our world.

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. For 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

film © 2008 Vivian G. Prins Foundation. All rights reserved

website and artwork © 2008 Genco Film Company, Ltd. and Parvati Productions, Inc. All rights reserved