China:Chinese rights lawyer disappears on prison release date
February 28, 2019
On 28 February 2019, Jiang Tianyong, who defended politically sensitive clients like blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng and followers of the outlawed Falun Gong spiritual group, was abducted the day he was released for completing a two-year sentence handed down for crimes against the state
India: TN activist goes missing after accusing police of orchestrating last year’s Thoothukudi violence
February 18, 2019
On 15 February 2019, S Mugilan Environmental activist, is reported to have gone missing in Tamil Nadu hours after he addressed a press conference in Chennai, during which he accused senior police officials of orchestrating violence in Thoothukudi during last year’s anti-Sterlite protests, wherein police firing killed at least 13 people.
Vietnam: One Activist Dissappeared, Three Others Blocked by Police, Thugs in Wrongly-placed An Suong Highway Toll
February 1, 2019
On 14 January 2019, Huynh Long, political rights activist and environmental rights defender was reportedly missing while bloggers Phuong Ngo, Truong Huu Chau Danh and a woman got stuck in a car surrounded by police and thugs since 12 PM of the same day.
On 26 December 2018, two activists were taken away Wednesday after protesting outside the tightly guarded courthouse in northern China where the trial of a prominent human rights lawyer is set to take place, witnesses saw.
On 10 December 2018, Tran Thi Ty, a women human rights defender, was kidnapped by police and plain clothes agents who held her for interrogation for two days before releasing her next day.
On 27 November 2018, Chandramukhi Muvvala, the only transgender candidate in state elections in southern India and a reknown trans rights defender, disappeared minutes after she left her one-room home on Tuesday morning in an informal settlement in Hyderabad
China: Police ‘kidnap’ labour activists across China: rights group
November 14, 2018
On 9 November 2018 at least ten supporters The Jasic Workers Solidarity group, which supports workers at welding machinery firm Jasic Technology, were detained
Vietnam: Dissident Teacher Tran Huu Dao Kidnapped, Beaten, Plainclothes agents Were Likely Perpetrators
September 10, 2018
On 3 September 2018, Tran Huu Dao from Vietnam’s central town of Thai Hoa, who has dissent view and often voices against human rights violations in the country, has been kidnapped and assaulted by a group of unknown men.
On August 15, former political prisoner Nguyen An was kidnapped by Vietnam’s authorities. They continue to keep him in secret place without informing his family.
On 25 August 2018, fifty student activists have gone missing in southern China after police raided an apartment where they had been mobilising support for factory workers demanding union rights